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ID:     732498
Type:     Roman Republican
Issuer:     Ti. Claudius Ti. F. Ap. N. Nero
Date Ruled:     79 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Serrate Denarius
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC 79
Weight:     3.88 g
Obverse Legend:     S ·C
Obverse Description:     Draped bust of Diana right, bow and quiver on shoulder
Reverse Legend:     TI CLAVD TI F AP N / A ·IIII
Reverse Description:     Victory in biga right, carrying wreath and long palm; A. IIII below, TI CLAVD TI F
Mint:     Rome
Primary Reference:     Crawford 383/1
Reference2:     Sydenham 770a
Reference3:     Claudia 6
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     Nice VF
Notes:     Ti. Claudius Nero was the grandfather of the emperor Tiberius. The true meaning of the obverse and reverse types is not known, but it has been suggested that the reverse type of Victory may allude to the successes of C. Claudius Nero, an ancestor of this moneyer, and his victory over Hannibal for which he received a triumph.