Coin of Sagalassus with bust of Claudius II Gothicus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 268–270


Mint: Pisidia, Sagalassus

Dimensions

Diameter: 35.5 mm. Weight: 30.23 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.1239

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Claudius II to right.
Shield in front.
Inscriptions in Greek at right and around.
Reverse: Lion standing left, holds spear with jaws and right paw.
Wreath below lion.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour