Claudia Antonia
Daughter of Claudius
Bronze Dupondius
Rome Mint, A.D. 41-50
Obv: ANTONIA AVGVSTA
Rev: TI CLAVDIVS CAES AVG P M TR P IMP - Claudius, veiled and togate, holding simpulum, facing left, between S and C
RIC (Claudius) 92
26mm, 10.3g.


Claudia Antonia

Claudia Antonia was the daughter of Claudius I and cousin of Caligula. Married twice and widowed twice, she was supposedly asked by the Emperor Nero (also her cousin by marriage) to be his wife. When she refused, he had her accused of treason and executed.

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