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Coin of Anazarbus with bust of Claudius

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Claudius to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Roma stands, head left, Nike on her right hand, spear in her left hand. At right, shield and trophy. At left, altar. Inscriptions in Greek around and in field left. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By 1990: with Dennis P. Devine, 24 Meroke Lane, Rocky Point, N.Y. 11778; purchased by MFA from Dennis P. Devine, December 12, 1990

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, about A.D. 48–49

Mint

Anazarbus, Cilicia

Dimensions

Diameter: 38 mm. Weight: 29.85 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

1990.609

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins