Quadrans - Claudius PON M TR P IMP P P COS II

Features

Issuer Roman Empire (Rome)
Emperor Claudius I (41-54)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 41-54
Value Quadrans = 1⁄4 As = 1⁄64 Denarius
Currency Denarius, Reform of Augustus (27 BC – AD 215)
Composition Bronze
Weight 3.1 g
Diameter 18 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Technique Hammered
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 246976
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References RIC I# 91,
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.91
Online Coins of the Roman Empire (http://numismatics.org/ocre/)

Obverse

Hand left, holding pair of scales, PNR below

Lettering: TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG

Translation:
Tiberius Claudius Caesar Augustus.
Tiberius Claudius Caesar, emperor (Augustus).

Reverse

Legend surrounding S C

Lettering: PON M TR P IMP P P COS II

Translation:
Pontifex Maximus, Tribunicia Potestate, Imperator, Pater Patriae, Consul Secundus.
High priest, holder of tribunician power, supreme commander (Imperator), father of the nation, consul for the second time.

Mint

Rome (ancient), Italy

Comments

Mass varies: 2.63–4.53 g;
Diameter varies: 16–19.14 mm;
Source: Online Coins of the Roman Empire (OCRE)

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (41-54) 

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