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Coin of Antioch-ad-Meandrum with bust of Gallienus, struck under Aphrodisius

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Obverse: Cuirassed bust of Gallienus to left, wearing radiate helmet and holding spear and shield. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Bridge over the Meander: six arches, two-storey tower-gate at left, stork on top. To right, statue of rivergod reclining with cornucopiae and reed, and statue of...

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By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXI, no. 249); March 20, 1963: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr.

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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


Antioch-ad-Meandrum, Asia: Caria


Diameter: 36.5 mm. Weight: 18.53 gm. Die Axis: 11

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The Ancient World


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