Antoninianus with head of Claudius II Gothicus

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 268–270


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 2.76 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

2004.1352

Medium or Technique

Billon

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Radiate head of Claudius II Gothicus to right.
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Reverse: Providentia standing, legs crossed, baton in lowered right hand, left hand supporting cornucopia on column at her right. At left, globe.
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Provenance

Collected by Sidney A. Wien (1902-1962), Atlanta, Georgia, between the mid-1940's and 1962; by descent to his daughter, Claire W. Morse, in 1962; to the MFA in November 2004, gift of Claire W. and Richard P. Morse.

Credit Line

The Sidney A. and Ellen M. Wien Collection—Given in their memory by Claire W. and Richard P. Morse