A bold and clear cistophorus of Claudius from Ephesus
Lot 597
Claudius, 41-54. Cistophorus (Silver, 26 mm, 10.88 g, 6 h), Ephesus, 41-42 (?). TI CLAVD CAES•AVG Bare head of Claudius to left. Rev. DIAN - EPHE Tetrastyle temple with Ionian capitals standing facing on four steps, enclosing cult statue of Diana of Ephesus with polos on head and fillets hanging from wrists; pediment decorated with two figures flanking large disk set on central table and two tables and recumbant figures in angles. BMC 229. Cohen 30. RIC 118. RPC I 2222. Rare. A bold and clear example with an excellent portrait. Very fine.

For a longer note on this issue, see Leu 1, 25 October 2017, 173.
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