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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. At right: I. Countermark, sphinx? to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Apollo, himation draped from left shoulder, seated on chair to left, head turned to right. Right hand on knee, left supports lyre on column. Inscription...

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By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 136); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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


Sagalassus, Pisidia


Diameter: 35 mm. Weight: 22.67 gm. Die Axis: 12

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The Ancient World


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