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Coin of Aegae with head of Claudius

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Obverse: Laureate head of Claudius to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Apollo standing right, holding branch in left hand, staff in right. Inscriptions in Greek around (mostly illegible), in field, and at left. Note that scanned inscription in left field is (see media screen for...

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Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, September 13, 1967

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 43–48

Mint

Aegae, Asia: Aeolis

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 6.30 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

67.869

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins