Obverse: Bust of Antonia

Reverse: Togate figure of Claudius

Collection: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Context: Rome
Material: Bronze
Denomination: Sestertius
Issuing Authority: Roman Senate
Actual Weight: 16.62 g.
Date: ca. 41 AD
Dimensions: 30 mm.
Region: Latium
Period: Julio-Claudian

Obverse Type: Within dotted circle, the togate figure of Claudius, veiled, standing in 3/4-view to the left, holding a simpulum (sacrificial cup) in his right hand and resting his left hand on his hip.

Donor: The Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Commentary: Imperial sestertius

Sources Used: Perkins Collection 1902, 100; Cohen 1880-1892, Antonia, no. 6