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Gold aureus of Claudius

Period:
Early Imperial, Julio-Claudian
Date:
A.D. 41–45
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
Diam.: 3/4 in. (1.9 cm)
Classification:
Coins
Credit Line:
Gift of Joseph H. Durkee, 1899
Accession Number:
99.35.63
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 166
NERO CLAVDIVS DRVSVS GERMANICVS IMP, head of Drusus Nero (Claudius' father)/DE GERM, triumphal arch surmounted by equestrian statue and two trophies, celebrating Drusus' victories in Germany in 12–9 B.C.
Lugdunum
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1948. Roman Portraits, 2nd edn. no. 44, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1980. The Horses of San Marco: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, February 1-June 1, 1980, New York. no. 57, p. 8, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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