Claudius Dupondius RIC 94

Orichalcum Dupondius 26mm Struck 41-50 A.D. Rome mint

Obv: TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG PM TR P IMP Bare head left

Rev: CERES AVGVSTA S C Ceres enthroned left, holding grain ears and a long torch

RIC 94, Van Meter 14       Harry Stewart Collection


Issued in response to bread riots in Rome in an attempt to reassure the populace of an adequate supply of grain from North Africa