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Coin of Iconium with bust of Gallienus

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Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gallienus right. Inscription in Latin with several Greek letters. Reverse: Nude Herakles standing looking to left, with club in right hand, and lionskin in left. Inscription in mixture of Latin and Greek letters. (see media screen for inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1962: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; May 9, 1962: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 1,221.00 (this is the total cost for 62.364–62.462)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Iconium, Lycaonia

Dimensions

Diameter: 23.5 mm. Weight: 6.20 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

62.402

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins