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: 16.93 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

65.905

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: Alexander the Great rides on horseback to right, holding spear.
Before him, helmeted figure runs right.
In center, statue of Zeus holding thunderbolt.
Inscriptions in Greek at right, around and below.

Provenance

By 1965: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 22, 1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour