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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 right. Countermark: eagle with wings spread. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Clasped hands, wreath above. Inscriptions in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1962: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; May 9, 1962: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 1,221.00 (this is the total cost for 62.364–62.462)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Sagalassus, Pisidia

Dimensions

Diameter: 33 mm. Weight: 17.26 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

62.405

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins