Claudius II Gothicus, Nike Reverse, Superb
Æ Potin Tetradrachm 21mm/9.3gm
Con/ dark bronze patina, complete legend, perfect centering on both sides and high-raised details, and an extremely elegant figure of Nike; Very Fine/EF
Obv/ AYT K KLAYDIOC CEB, Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right
Rev/ Nike alighting right, holding wreath and filleted palm, flanked by year date LB = 268-296 AD
Ref/ Markl 33; (var of BMC 2321, Milne 4228; Dattari 5402; Geissen 3041; SNG Cop 843 (all with date in right field).)
Seller’s Note/ In hand, this coin is truly exquisite. As seen in our photo, the patina and surface’s look dull. Trust me, they are not. Rather they rich and glossy. A perfect example of this issue for even the most discerning Roman Egypt collector to add to their book. This one is a real gem.