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Cistophorus with head of Claudius

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Obverse: Head of Claudius, laureate, right. TI.CLAVDCAESAR.AVG.P.M.TR.P.X (line above X) IMP.XIIX (line above) Reverse: Bust of Agrippina, draped, right. AGRIPPINAAVGVSTA.CAESARIS.AVG

Provenance

By 1961: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XVII, no. 80); December 13, 1961: purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art for $ 115.-

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 51

Mint

Ephesus, Asia: Ionia

Catalogue Raisonné

Roman Medallions (MFA, 1962, 1975), no. 011.

Dimensions

Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 10.75 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

61.1194

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins