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Coin of Magydus with bust of Gallienus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Tyche stands, head left, holding rudder in right hand, cornucopia in left. Inscription in Greek around and in left and right fields. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Magydus, Pamphylia

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 16.30 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.1208

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins