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Coin of Conana with head of Gallienus

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Obverse: Laureate head of Gallienus to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Zeus standing left, partly draped, left arm raised holding scepter, right arm extended; small eagle by left foot. Inscription in Greek around and in left field. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions) Pierced.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin VIII, no. 78); purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art, April 9, 1959, for $ 196.50 (this is the total price for 59.232-59.244)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Conana, Pisidia

Dimensions

Diameter: 34 mm. Weight: 17.84 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

59.239

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins