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735603
735603. Sold For $365

Ti. Claudius Ti.f. Ap.n. Nero. 79 BC. AR Serrate Denarius (20mm, 4.12 gm). Diademed and draped bust of Diana right, bow and quiver on shoulder, S•C before / TI CLAVD TI F AP N, Victory driving biga right, holding wreath, reins, and palm; A•LXXXVIIII below. Crawford 383/1; Sydenham 770; Claudia 5. Toned VF. Toned EF with underlying luster.

Ex Sotheby & Co. (1 Dec 1976), lot 195.

Ti. Claudius Nero was the grandfather of the emperor Tiberius. The true meaning of the obverse is not known, though it may be an allusion to the Claudians' Sabine origins.