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Claudia Denarius

NZD $170

Description

Ti. Claudius Ti.f. Ap.n. Nero. 79 BC. Silver Denarius Serratus.

S.C Draped bust of Diana to right, wearing diadem and with bow
and quiver over her far shoulder.  Rev:  TI.CLAVD.TI.F / AP.N Victory,
holding wreath and palm, driving biga to right; below, control number.

RSC (Claudia) 5. Crawford 383/1.  Sydenham 770a.

Nearly Very Fine

The moneyer who struck this coin, Tiberius Claudius Nero, was an officer under Pompey
in the war against the pirates; he was also the grandfather of the later emperor Tiberius.