This is a head of Emperor Claudius, from the Enc. Britt.: born Aug. 1, 10 BC, Lugdunum [Lyon], Gaul
died Oct. 13 AD 54. In full Tiberius Claudius Caesar Augustus Germanicus , original name (until AD 41) Tiberius Claudius Nero Germanicus. Roman emperor (AD 41–54), who extended Roman rule in North Africa and made Britain a province.