AE Sestertius of Claudius
money; coins (money)
Claudius is one of the twelve Caesars that ruled over Rome. The obverse of the coin is his image and the reverse has the god he linked with himself, Constantia. Constantia is synonymous with courage and perseverance. Thus, for as long as the coins are around his likeness will be linked with Constantia thus linked with courage and perseverance.
ARTH250 (Professor V. Rousseau, fall 2019
University Art Collection, University of St. Thomas (St. Paul)
Alloy (metal) 3.5 cm