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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. In front: I Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Tetrastyle temple, within which statue of Tyche with cornucopia and rudder. Sphere and crescent on gable flanked by identical nude male statues standing each side on roof. Both...

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Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 138); 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: 35.5 mm. Weight: 20.66 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.911

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins