Claudius II Gothicus, Æ Antoninianus, Apollo & Lyre, Antioch Mint
Æ; 21mm/3.1gm Struck ca. 268-270 AD.
Con/ VF+; glossy dark toned silvered patina.
Obv/ IMP C CLAVDIVS AVG; radiate bust left
Rev/ SALVS AVG; Apollo standing left, holding laurel branch and leaning on lyre.
Ref/ RIC Vol 5a, Antioch, 216
Seller's Note/ The antoninianus issues of Claudius II are, sadly, normally presented in really bad shape; our's is not. The image of Apollo with his lyre is truly spectacular.