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Coin of Alexandria Troas with bust of Gallienus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gallienus right. IMPLICINGALLIENV Reverse: Eagle, facing, head left, with wings spread, holding bull's head to left in its talons. COLA VG TRO [A?]


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)

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 253–268


Alexandria Troas, Asia: Troas


Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 3.59 gm. Die Axis: 12

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The Ancient World


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