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Coin of Amphipolis with bust of Gallienus

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Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: City seated left, holding statue of Artemis Tauropolis on right hand. Fish in exergue. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, November 9, 1966

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III

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

Mint

Amphipolis, Macedonia

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 12.96 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

66.916

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins