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Coin of Ilium with bust of Gallienus

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Obverse: Bust of Gallienus, laureate, draped, cuirassed, right. (Inscription in Greek) Reverse: Hektor to left, in biga (Inscription in Greek above and below).

Provenance

By date unknown: Richard Cyril Lockett Collection; by 1961: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, London (auction of the Richard Cyril Lockett Collection, part 12, February 21-23, lot 2879); purchased at the Glendining & Co. auction by A. H. Baldwin and Sons, Ltd., 3 Robert Street, Adelphi, London W.C. 2, England on behalf of MFA; April 12, 1961: purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin and Sons, Ltd. for £ 1,056/13/0 (this is the total cost for 61.187-61.194 including commission)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 253–267

Mint

Ilium, Asia: Troas

Dimensions

Diameter: 37 mm. Weight: 21.84 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

61.193

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins