Very fine Claudius sestertius with beautiful patina

€944
In stock
Object number
AR3167
Ex private collection, acquired 1981 from the collection of Günther Schlüter, who was the president of the German Numismatic Society in Berlin in 1975-1977.
Emperor      Claudius (Tiberius Claudius Caesar Augustus Germanicus)

Value: Sestertius

Material: Orichalcum with nice green-brown patina

Details: Diameter: 35 mm, weight: 27.1 g.
Rome mint, 41 - 50 A.D.

Obverse: Laureate head to the right
TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG P M TR P IMP

Reverse: Spes advancing left, holding flower and raising skirt
SPES AVGVSTA S C

Condition Very fine, attractive piece with beautiful patina. Minimal corrosion traces.

References: RIC 99; C. 85; BMC 124

Provenance: Acquired 2021 in a German auction house specialized in ancient numismatics. Ex private collection, acquired 1981 from the collection of Günther Schlüter, who was the president of the German Numismatic Society in Berlin in 1975-1977.

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