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Ancient Roman AE As of Emperor Claudius / Minerva

£105.00 Approx $132.91, €122.52

Code: 11582

This is an ancient Roman AE AS, of Emperor Claudius, minted in Rome between 50 - 54 AD 

Obverse: TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG P M TR P IMP P P, "Tiberius Claudius Caesar, emperor (Augustus), high priest, holder of tribunician power, supreme commander (Imperator), father of the nation" bare head of Claudius facing left shoulder

Reverse: Minerva hurling javelin and holding round shield on left arm, advancing right.  S C "Decree of the senate" across lower field ".

A nice coin with a clear portrait 


DENOMINATION: As (=1/16 of a denarius)


DATE: 41 - 54 AD (minted at Rome between 50 - 54 AD)

SIZE: 28mm diameter

WEIGHT: 13.21 grams

ATTRIBUTION:  Kamp.: 12.26, RIC: 116. BMCRE 149.

PROVENANCE: Private collection. Hamburg, Germany