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Coin of Antioch-ad-Maeandrum with bust of Gallienus

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[inscription] Obverse: Radiate, draped bust of Gallienus to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Three athletes standing. Amphora in center. In raised hands athletes hold lots drawn from the prize amphora (?). Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1964: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., March 11, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Antioch-ad-Maeandrum, Asia: Caria

Dimensions

Diameter: 30.5 mm. Weight: 13.93 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

64.297

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins