Sestertius with bust of Antonia II, struck under Claudius

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 50–54


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 30.5 mm. Weight: 16.66 gm.

Accession Number

00.282

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Antonia II to right, her hair simply arranged, in a queue behind.
ANTONIA AVGVSTA
Reverse: Claudius veiled, standing to left, holding a simpulum in right hand.
TICLAVDIVSCAESAR·AVG·P·M·TR·P·IMP·P·P
In the field S C

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund