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Coin - Ae24, Emperor Claudius, Macedonia, 41-54 AD Numismatics Reg. No: NU 2377

Summary:
A copper coin issued in the Roman Province of Macedonia in the period 41-54 AD
Under Roman Imperial rule, time of Claudius
Reference: BMC. Macedon p.27 No.145
Die axis: 09
Statement Of Significance:
The Roman province of Macedonia was officially established in 146 BC, after the four client republics established by Rome in the region were dissolved, the new province incorporated ancient Macedonia, Epirus, Thessaly, and parts of Illyria, Paeonia and Thrace.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 24 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 9.001 g (Weight)

More information

Themes this item is part of: Eugene von Guerard, Artist (1811-1901), Eugene von Guerard Collection, Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Ancient Roman Empire - Macedonia
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: Roman Rule
DateEra: 41-54 AD
Obverse Description: Head of Claudius bare facing left, around in Greek (mostly off flan or corroded away) {[ti.klausios] KAISAR}
Reverse Description: Macedonian shield with the legend in Greek around, {[ma]KEDONON SEBA [stoy]}
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Emperor Tiberius Claudius, Macedonia, Ancient Roman Empire, 41-54 AD
Previous Collection: Eugene von Guerard, pre 1880

Listed in Eugene von Guerard's catalogue, vol.1, p.16A.
References: BMC. Macedon p.27 No.145
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Barclay Head, Catalogue of the Greek Coins in the British Museum, Macedonia etc, British Museum, London, 1879, 27 Pages
  2. [Catalogue] Pullin, Ruth. 2011. Nature Revealed: Eugene von Guerard.

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