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Coin of Alexandria Troas with bust of Gallienus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gallienus right. IMP GALLIE Reverse: Turreted, draped bust of the city right. TROAS

Provenance

By 1962: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; May 9, 1962: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 1,221.00 (this is the total cost for 62.364–62.462)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 253–267

Mint

Alexandria Troas, Asia: Troas

Dimensions

Diameter: 24.5 mm. Weight: 9.29 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

62.460

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins