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Coin of Apamea with bust of Gallienus, struck under Proclianus Tryphon

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Lion walking to right toward upright thyrsos. Above in field, cista mystica above club? Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.


By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 10); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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


Apamea, Asia: Phrygia


Diameter: 39 mm. Weight: 20.40 gm. Die Axis: 5

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The Ancient World


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