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Coin of Cotiaeum with bust of Gallienus, struck under Diogenes Dionysus

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Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Cybele, veiled and turreted, rides to right on lion. Inscriptions in Greek around, in field, and in exergue. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1962: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr. to MFA, October 10, 1962

Credit Line

Gift of Robert E. Hecht

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

Mint

Cotiaeum, Asia: Phrygia

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 3.47 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

62.1253

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins