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Coin of Ephesus with bust of Gallienus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Androkles accompanied by hound moving right to spear boar emerging from behind a tree. Inscriptions in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1986: with Bank Leu AG, Numismatische Abteilung, Bahnhofstrasse 32, Zurich, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Bank Leu AG, December 17, 1986

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Ephesus, Asia: Ionia

Dimensions

Diameter: 28.5 mm. Weight: 8.10 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

1986.762

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins