10 Assaria of Claudius II, Emperor of Rome from Sagalassus Artist: Unknown
Mint: Sagalassus
Ruler: Claudius II, Emperor of Rome, A.D. 214–270, ruled A.D. 268–70

Medium

Bronze

Dimensions

17.51 g, 12:00, 31 mm

Credit Line

Ruth Elizabeth White Fund

Accession Number

2004.6.3847

Geography
Culture
Period

3rd century A.D.

Classification
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Numismatics

Obverse Description

Obverse Description: AV K M AVR KLAVDION [Gk.] Bust laureated draped cuirassed r., seen from behind. Countermarked on obv.: Tyche standing l. holding rudder in r. and cornucopiae in l., in circular incuse at 7:00.

Reverse Description

Reverse Description: SAGALASSEON [Gk.] inwardly from 1:00. Ares marching r. holding transverse spear in r. and extending l. In field r., large I [=10].
Provenance

Provenance

Münzen and Medaillen, Basel, Switzerland, to 1967; Professor Dr. Peter Robert Franke and Leonore Franke, Munich, 1967–2004 Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.
Bibliography
  • Art for Yale: Collecting for a New Century, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2007), 212, 391, pl. 200
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Object/Work type

assarion, coins

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