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Coin of Apollonia Mordiaeum with bust of Gallienus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: River-god Hippophoras reclining to left holds reed in right, cornucopia in left and leans on urn from which water flows. Inscription in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 102); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Apollonia Mordiaeum, Pisidia

Dimensions

Diameter: 37 mm. Weight: 23.74 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

63.878

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins