Coin of Anazarbus with bust of Claudius

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


Mint: Cilicia, Anazarbus

Dimensions

Diameter: 38 mm. Weight: 29.85 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

1990.609

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 stands, head left, Nike on her right hand, spear in her left hand. At right, shield and trophy. At left, altar.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in field left.

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By 1990: with Dennis P. Devine, 24 Meroke Lane, Rocky Point, N.Y. 11778; purchased by MFA from Dennis P. Devine, December 12, 1990

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour