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Coin of Claudiopolis with bust of Gallienus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Zeus seated left, holding patera in right hand, scepter in left. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, March 8, 1967

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III

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

Mint

Claudiopolis, Bithynia

Dimensions

Diameter: 28.5 mm. Weight: 11.23 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

67.321

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins