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A potin tetradrachm of the emperor Claudius II Gothicus from Alexandria with a reverse showing Selene. Coin Type: Billon tetradrachm of Claudius II Gothicus, 268-270 CE
Mint and Date: Alexandria, 268 CE.
Size and Weight: 20mm x 21mm, 8.82g
Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Reverse: Draped bust of Selene right wearing chiton and peplos, hair twisted onto the crown of her head; large lunar crescent in front.
Field Marks: L A in left field (Regnal year 1)
Provenance: ancient_resource (eBay), October 2008
Ref: RCV (2005) 11401, Dattari 5408, Milne 4195.
BW Ref: 034 039 131
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