Coin of Sagalassus with bust of Claudius II Gothicus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 268–270


Mint: Pisidia, Sagalassus

Dimensions

Diameter: 35 mm. Weight: 22.67 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.909

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Claudius II to right.
Countermark, sphinx? to right.
Inscription in Greek at right and around.
Reverse: Apollo, himation draped from left shoulder, seated on chair to left, head turned to right. Right hand on knee, left supports lyre on column.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 136); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour