Very fine Claudius sestertius with beautiful patina
(Tiberius Claudius Caesar Augustus Germanicus)
Orichalcum with nice green-brown patina
Diameter: 35 mm, weight: 27.1 g.
Rome mint, 41 - 50 A.D.
Laureate head to the right
TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG P M TR P IMP
Spes advancing left, holding flower and raising skirt
SPES AVGVSTA S C
Very fine, attractive piece with beautiful patina. Minimal corrosion traces.
RIC 99; C. 85; BMC 124
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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