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Aureus (Coin) Portraying Emperor Claudius

A work made of gold.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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Date:

50-54

Artist:

Roman

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Obverse: Claudius head to right
Reverse: Agrippina bust to right

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Culture

Ancient Roman

Title

Aureus (Coin) Portraying Emperor Claudius

Origin

Rome

Date

50 CE–54 CE

Medium

Gold

Inscriptions

Obverse: TI CLAVD CAESAR AVG GERM TRIB POT P P Reverse: AGRIPPINAE AVGVSTAE

Dimensions

Diam. 1.9 cm; 7.67 g

Credit Line

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson

Reference Number

1922.4861

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