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Coin of Cibyra with bust of Gallienus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Two figures of Nike stand supporting basket. Inscription in Greek between them. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; December 8, 1965: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Cibyra, Asia: Phrygia

Dimensions

Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 17.66 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

65.1674

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins