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Coin of Apamea with bust of Trebonianus Gallus, struck under Cl. Apolinarius

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Obverse: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Trebonianus Gallus to left. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: The Hero and founder Kelainos standing left holding long spear in left hand and sacrificing with phiale over basket (?) with right hand. Inscription in Greek.


By 1999: with Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., Suite 316, 444 N. Frederick Avenue, Gaithersburg, MD 20877-2432; purchased by MFA from Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., December 15, 1999

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 251–253


Apamea, Asia: Phrygia


Diameter: 37.5 mm. Weight: 19.45 gm. Die Axis: 5

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The Ancient World


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