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Coin of Claudiconium (Iconium) with head of Claudius, struck under Annius Afrinus

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Obverse: Laureate head of Claudius to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Sarapis (or Hades ?) seated left, sceptre in right hand. Dog (Cerberus ?) seated beside throne. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions) Doublestruck.

Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 41–54

Mint

Claudiconium (Iconium), Lycaonia

Dimensions

Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 11.07 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.1202

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins