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brm_336438 - CLAUDIUS As

CLAUDIUS As XF
225.00 €(Approx. 249.75$ | 204.75£)
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Type : As
Date: 42-50
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : copper
Diameter : 27 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 11,11 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un petit flan, un peu court sur la légende de droit. Très belle tête de Claude. Revers bien venu à la frappe. Joli revers de style fin. Belle patine verte
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Cet exemplaire provient de la vente Artcoins Roma 3 en 2012, n° 151 et de la collection du Professeur M. Caselli

Obverse


Obverse legend : TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG P M TR P IMP.
Obverse description : Tête nue de Claude à gauche (O°1).
Obverse translation : “Tiberius Claudius Cæsar Augustus Pontifex Maximus Tribunicia Potestate Imperator”, (Tibère Claude césar auguste, grand pontife, revêtu de la puissance tribunitienne, empereur).

Reverse


Reverse legend : CONSTANTIAE - AVGVSTI/ S|C.
Reverse description : Constantia (la Constance) debout à gauche, casquée et vêtue militairement, levant la main droite et tenant un sceptre long de la main gauche.
Reverse translation : “Constantiæ Augusti”, (À la Constance de l'auguste).

Historical background


CLAUDE

(01/24/41 to 10/13/54) Tiberius Claudius Drusus

Claude was born in 10 BC in Lyon. Became emperor by chance, after the murder of Caligula in 41, despite physical defects, it is a great emperor and a good administrator, but it remains dominated by his wives and freedmen who hold the real power. In 50, after his marriage to his niece Agrippina, he adopted her son Nero to the detriment of Britannicus, his own son, born from the union with Messalina. He was assassinated by Agrippina who served him a plate of poisonous mushrooms..

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