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Coin of Cotiaeum with head of Claudius, struck under Varus

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Obverse: Laureate head of Claudius I to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Zeus (?) standing, right arm outstretched. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection (SNG, von Aulock, 1964, no. 3777); 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. 50–54

Mint

Cotiaeum, Asia: Phrygia

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 3.90 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.1175

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins