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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: Lion standing on hind legs, to left. Inscriptions in Greek below and around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1965: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 22, 1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Sagalassus, Pisidia

Dimensions

Diameter: 33.5 mm. Weight: 16.90 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

65.904

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins