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Claudius II Gothicus, September 268 - August or September 270 A.D.
A scarce and popular historical type - the reverse commemorates Claudius' great victory over the Goths at Naissus in Upper Moesia.
RB88871. Billon antoninianus
978 (7 spec.), «anakkale 2439 - 2440, RIC V-1
252 var. (SPQR in ex
.), SRCV III
11381 var. (SPQR in ex
-, aVF, well centered
, some porosity
, centers not fully struck, ragged edge, 2nd officina
(?), Cyzicus (Kapu Dagh, Turkey) mint, weight
3.413g, maximum diameter
21.5mm, die axis
, issue 4, c. mid 270 Ė Sep 270; obverse
IMP CLAVDIVS P F AVG
and cuirassed bust
right; reverse VICTORIAE GOTHIC
over the Goths), two captives seated at the base of a trophy
of captured arms; rare
Catalog current as of Monday, May 20, 2019.
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