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Coin of Sagalassus with bust of Claudius II Gothicus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Claudius II to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Temple of the Dioskouroi, within which circular garlanded altars surmounted by stars (?). Snake (and ?) in exergue. Crescent on each altar. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen...

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Provenance

One of a group of coins purchased in Greece or Asia Minor in 1963 by Cornelius C. Vermeule III on behalf of MFA with funds approved in advance by the Trustees; accessioned March 11, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 268–270

Mint

Sagalassus, Pisidia

Dimensions

Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 7.71 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.171

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins