Co 392 (Middle Roman antoninianus in the name of the deified Claudius II from Milan) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Not after (date)
270
Not before (date)
270
Comment
JLR: Upon his death in early AD 270 at Sirmium, the Roman Senate immediately recognized the emperor as Divus Claudius. Imperial authority: Quintillus or Aurelian?
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
RIC V.1 Claudius II 261, p. 233
Preservation comment
Wear: VF+. Large chips broken from edge; minute pitting; one crater on obverse lower center. Thin, intermittent film of white and pale blue bronze disease on both faces.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, pp. 32, 85, no. 326 (R. Hohlfelder)
Axis (1-12)
12
Has denomination
Antoninianus
Numismatic Authority
Claudius II Gothicus (268-270)
Numismatic Diameter (mm)
24.0
Numismatic Mint
Milan
Numismatic Weight (g)
3.42
Obverse Description
Radiate and draped bust of emperor to right; within thin dotted border
Obverse Inscription
D[I]VO CLAVDIO
Reverse Description
Altar enclosure with flight of steps and two, paneled doors, smoke rising up from within; within thin dotted border
Reverse Inscription
CONS-ECRA-[TIO]; below, Q
Belongs to Historical Period
Middle Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Billon (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Religious Symbol or Object (Visual Motif)
Obverse Photograph
Reverse Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 392 (Middle Roman antoninianus in the name of the deified Claudius II from Milan).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2023. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0392>