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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. Reverse: Roma standing, spear in left hand and Nike on right hand above altar. At right, shield and trophy. Greek letters in field = year 67 = A.D. 48/49. Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1999: with Giessener Münzhandlung Dieter Gorny, Maximiliansplatz 20, D-80333 Munich, Germany (Dieter Gorny Auktion 96, June 7, 1999, lot 366); purchased on behalf of MFA at Dieter Gorny auction by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 15, 1999

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Anazarbus, Cilicia

Dimensions

Diameter: 36 mm. Weight: 28.85 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

1999.259

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins