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Antoninianus with bust of Claudius II Gothicus

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Obverse: Bust of Claudius II Gothicus, radiate, draped, right. IMPCLAVDIVSAVG Reverse: Providentia, standing left, holding baton in right hand and sceptre in left; (globe at her feet, left, lost?). PROVIDENAVG

Credit Line

Deposited by The Boston Athenaeum

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 268–270

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 2.06 gm.

Accession Number

13.737

Medium or Technique

Billon

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins