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Coin of Berytus with head of Claudius

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Obverse: Head of Claudius to right. [CL]AVDCAESARAVG.GERM.IMP Reverse: Founder, veiled, plowing right with ox and cow. Above: COL.IVL

Provenance

By 1963: with Spink and Son, Ltd., 5-7 King Street, St. James's, London, S.W. 1, England; purchased by MFA from Spink and Son, Ltd., June 5, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 41–54

Mint

Berytus, Syria

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 19.73 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.955

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins