Coin of Sagalassus with bust of Claudius II Gothicus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 268–270


Mint: Pisidia, Sagalassus

Dimensions

Diameter: 32.5 mm. Weight: 16.72 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.1255

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Claudius II to right.
Countermark: eagle with wings spread.
Inscriptions in Greek at right and around.
Reverse: Helmeted warrior (Lacedaemon) standing, head left, holds spear in left hand, in right Nike with wreath on globe.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour