Quadrans - Claudius ROM ET AVG

Features

Issuer Roman Empire (Rome)
Emperor Claudius I (41-54)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 41
Value Quadrans = 1⁄4 As = 1⁄64 Denarius
Currency Denarius, Reform of Augustus (27 BC – AD 215)
Composition Bronze
Weight 3.6 g
Shape Round (irregular)
Technique Hammered
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 246886
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References RIC I# 1,
Harold Mattingly, Edward Allen Sydenham, Carol Humphrey Vivian Sutherland, Robert A. G. Carson; 1984. The Roman Imperial Coinage / Volume 1. Augustus – Vitellius (31 BC–AD 69) (1923 revised edition). Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.
OCRE# ric.1(2).cl.1
Online Coins of the Roman Empire (http://numismatics.org/ocre/)

Obverse

Head of Claudius, laureate, right

Lettering: TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG P M TR P IMP

Translation:
Tiberius Claudius Caesar Augustus, Pontifex Maximus, Tribunicia Potestate, Imperator.
Tiberius Claudius Caesar, emperor (Augustus), high priest, holder of tribunician power, supreme commander (Imperator).

Reverse

Altar flanked by stylized figures, decorated with laurels and corona civica; Victories on columns

Lettering: ROM ET AVG

Translation:
Romae et Augusto.
To Rome and the emperor (Augustus).

Mint

Lugdunum, Gaul, modern-day Lyons, France (15 BC–AD 78; 196–197; 274-413)

Comments

Mass varies: 3.512–3.59 g;
Source: Online Coins of the Roman Empire (OCRE)

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