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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)


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)

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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


Iconium, Lycaonia


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

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The Ancient World


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