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Coin of Aspendus with bust of Gallienus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right. Before face: I Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Wreath. Inscriptions in Greek within wreath and around it divided by flowers (?).

Provenance

1909: purchased at Adalia by Arthur M. Woodward; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (sale of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward sale by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963d.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Aspendus, Pamphylia

Dimensions

Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 14.38 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

63.2934

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins