|Roman Imperial. Claudius (41-54). As, 50-54, Rome mint.|
|Obverse:||TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG P M TR P IMP P P.
Bare head left.
Libertas, draped, standing facing, head to right, holding pileus in her raised right hand and extending her left, in the field S C.
|Dimensions:||AE, 11.15 g, 29 mm, 12h.|
|Condition:||Nice portrait. Some areas of encrustations. Obverse slightly rough. Very fine.|
|Provenance:||From a German private collection.|
|Comment:||The imperial Libertas shown on this coin probably refers to the governmental relaxation under Claudius. His predecessor, Gaius Caligula, is even today well known for his despotic reign.|