Antoninianus with head of Claudius II Gothicus

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 268–270


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 2.81 gm.

Accession Number

01.5023

Medium or Technique

Billon

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins

Obverse: Head of Claudius II Gothicus, radiate, right.
IMPCLAVDIVSAVG
Reverse: Soldier standing left, holding olive-branch in right hand and vertical spear in left; at foot, shield.
In field, right, [inscription]
VIRT VS AVG

Provenance

By date unknown: The Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins; bequest of Augustine Shurtleff to MFA; accessioned February 5, 1901

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins