Coin of Sagalassus with bust of Claudius II Gothicus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 268–270


Mint: Pisidia, Sagalassus

Dimensions

Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 7.71 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.171

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Claudius II to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Temple of the Dioskouroi, within which circular garlanded altars surmounted by stars (?). Snake (and ) in exergue. Crescent on each altar.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

One of a group of coins purchased in Greece or Asia Minor in 1963 by Cornelius C. Vermeule III on behalf of MFA with funds approved in advance by the Trustees; accessioned March 11, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour