Twelve Caesars Claudius NGC MS* Str5 Srf:4 7.74g 41-54 A.D.

$157,894.00

 

 

The First Emperor Born Outside of Italy (Ludgunum)

Claudius, the fifth of the Twelve Caesars, ​was uncle to Caligula and is thought to have been involved in a broad conspiracy to murder Caligula since he left the scene of the crime just before it began. However, after Caligula’s wife and daughter were murdered he knew the conspirators were after him as well.

He began the largest expansion of the Empire since the time of Augustus and began the conquest of the British Isles. Historical accounts depict him as a well-rounded Emperor. His public works, military efforts, and presence at public trials trump accounts of some historians of the bloodthirsty and cruel Gladiator patron. Ambiguity about his death remains, and there is a debate among historians; some believe he was poisoned while others believe he died of old age.

This aureus features the bare head of Claudius facing right on the obverse, and on the reverse, “EXSC OB CIVES SERVATOS” in Latin within wreath.

Prices Shown Subject to Change

The pricing quoted on this page is based on the current market price for this precious metal, which constantly fluctuates and we continuously update from 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. CT, Monday through Friday.

Online Orders

You will be charged the price listed at the time you place your order and it is confirmed as paid. If your order was not confirmed as paid, it may need to be reviewed by our fraud team and your price will not be locked in until you speak with a Blanchard account representative.

To protect against the rare event of abnormally volatile market conditions, we reserve the right to deny pricing quoted on this website.

Phone Orders

You will be charged the market price at the time you lock in your order with us.