+ Filters
New Search
Filters
Available Exact wording Only in the title
E-shopLoading...
GradeLoading...
PriceLoading...

brm_555118 - CLAUDIUS Sesterce

CLAUDIUS Sesterce AU
Not available.
Item sold on our e-shop.
Price : 750.00 €
Type : Sesterce
Date: 42-43
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : copper
Diameter : 34 mm
Orientation dies : 7 h.
Weight : 28,08 g.
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie sur un flan bien centré. Joli portrait. Métal très légèrement piqué. Patine vert foncé hétérogène
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG P M TR P IMP.
Obverse description : Tête laurée de Claude à droite (O*).
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 : SPES - AVGVSTA// S C.
Reverse description : Spes (l'Espérance) debout à gauche, tenant une fleur de la main droite et relevant sa robe de la main gauche.
Reverse translation : “Spes Augusta”, (L'Espérance 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..

By using our site, you agree to our use of cookies to enhance your experience.

x