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Sestertius: CM.50.165-1939

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Maker(s)

Ruler: Claudius (AD 41-54)
State: Roman Empire
Mint: Rome

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Place(s) associated

  • Rome

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1939) by Gutteridge, H. C., Professor

Dating

Uncertain 50 CE - 54 CE

Components of the work

Coin composed of copper alloy Image(height) 33 mm Image(width) 34 mm Weight 24.38 g

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Spes, draped, advancing left with flower, raising skirt
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design
  • Text: SPES AVGVSTA / S C
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Marginal inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.50.165-1939
Primary reference Number: 85346
BMC: 1.191.192
RIC: 1(2).130.115
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 12 November 2014 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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