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Claudius II

Marcus Aurelius Claudius
Augustus (AD 268-270)  |  De Imperatoribus Romanis entry

Overthrew Gallienus and became emperor as the choice of the Illyrian generals.


Obverse Legends on coins depicting Claudius II

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Coins of Claudius II currently available

Claudius II
Bronze antoninianus issued AD 270.
Obv: DIVO CLAVDIO, Radiate head facing right.
Rev: CONSECRATIO, Eagle stg, head right.<
Fine-Very Fine   |   AUD $40.00
Claudius II
Bronze antoninianus issued AD 268/269.
Obv: IMP C CLAVDIVS AVG, Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust facing right.
Rev: GENIVS EXERCITI, Genius stg left holding patera and cornucopiae, altar at feet.<
Very Fine   |   AUD $65.00
Claudius II
Bronze antoninianus issued AD 268/269.
Obv: IMP C CLAVDIVS AVG, Radiate head facing right.
Rev: VIRTVS AVG, Mars stg left holding olive branch and spear, shield at feet, B in left field.<
Good Very Fine   |   AUD $70.00
Claudius II
Bronze antoninianus issued AD 268/269.
Obv: IMP C CLAVDIVS AVG, Radiate, draped bust facing right.
Rev: ANNONA AVG, Annona holding corn ears and cornucopiae, prow at feet.<
Good Very Fine   |   AUD $75.00
Claudius II
Bronze antoninianus issued AD 270.
Obv: DIVO CLAVDIO GOTHICO, Radiate head facing right.
Rev: CONSECRATIO, Altar with flames rising from top (T in ex.).<
Nice Very Fine   |   AUD $75.00
Claudius II
Bronze antoninianus issued c. AD 270.
Obv: DIVO CLAVDIO, Radiate head facing right.
Rev: CONSECRATIO, Eagle standing left.<
Good Very Fine   |   AUD $75.00
Claudius II
Bronze antoninianus issued c. AD 270.
Obv: DIVO CLAVDIO, Radiate head facing right.
Rev: CONSECRATIO, Altar enclosure with fire on top, horns flanking.<
Good Very Fine   |   AUD $75.00
Claudius II
Bronze antoninianus issued AD 268.
Obv: IMP C CLAVDIVS AVG, Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust facing right.
Rev: LIBER[ALITA]S AVG, Liberalitas stg hldg abacus and cornucopiae.<
Good Very Fine   |   AUD $100.00