Claudius. A.D. 41-54. Rome - A.D. 42. Æ As. 'TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG P M TR P IMP' Bare head left / 'S C' across field, Minerva advancing right, brandishing spear & holding shield. Good Very Fine & Scarce in this grade. A famous type would have been one of the first new types the British saw after invasion.
Laureate head right / ‘ANNONA AVGVSTI CERES’ Ceres seated left holding corn-ears & torch, facing Annona standing right, holding cornucopiae; between them modius on garlanded altar; ship’s stern behind; ‘S C’ in ex. Handsome green patina, Good Very Fine & Rare! Expressive portrait in high relief. This coin represents the grain supply to Rome, Nero is showing he looks after his citizens.