Coin of Anazarbus with bust of Claudius

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
about A.D. 48–49


Mint: Cilicia, Anazarbus

Dimensions

Diameter: 36 mm. Weight: 28.85 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

1999.259

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Claudius to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Roma standing, spear in left hand and Nike on right hand above altar.
At right, shield and trophy.
Greek letters in field = year 67 = A.D. 48/49.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1999: with Giessener Münzhandlung Dieter Gorny, Maximiliansplatz 20, D-80333 Munich, Germany (Dieter Gorny Auktion 96, June 7, 1999, lot 366); purchased on behalf of MFA at Dieter Gorny auction by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 15, 1999

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour