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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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Provenance

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

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Sagalassus, Pisidia

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

63.909

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins