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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, MER-RIC 978 (7 spec.), Çanakkale 2439 - 2440, RIC V-1 252 var. (SPQR in ex.), SRCV III 11381 var. (SPQR in ex.), Cunetio -, Normanby -, 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 180o
, issue 4, c. mid 270 - Sep 270; obverse IMP CLAVDIVS P F AVG, radiate and cuirassed bust right; reverse VICTORIAE GOTHIC (victory over the Goths), two captives seated at the base of a trophy of captured arms; rare
Catalog current as of Monday, August 19, 2019.
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