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Antoninianus with head of Claudius II Gothicus

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Obverse: Head of Claudius II Gothicus, radiate, right. IMPCLAVDIVSAVG Reverse: Soldier standing left, holding olive-branch in right hand and vertical spear in left; at foot, shield. In field, right, [inscription] VIRT VS AVG

Provenance

By date unknown: The Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins; bequest of Augustine Shurtleff to MFA; accessioned February 5, 1901

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 268–270

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 2.81 gm.

Accession Number

01.5023

Medium or Technique

Billon

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins