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Ruler: Claudius, Emperor of Rome, 10 B.C.–A.D. 54, ruled A.D. 41–54
Mint: Pergamum
Artist: Unknown

Cistophorus of Claudius, Emperor of Rome from Pergamum

ca. A.D. 41–42 (?)

Silver

11.18 g, 6:00, 27.5 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001
2001.87.5462
Geography: 
Made in Pergamum, Mysia
Culture: 
Roman
Period: 
1st century A.D.
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., 1962–2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Kevin Butcher and Matthew Ponting, The Metallurgy of Roman SIlver Coinage: From the Reform of Nero to the Reform of Trajan, First (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014), 470, Table 16.2.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.