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Coin of Magydus with bust of Gallienus

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Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right. In front: Greek letter delta. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Demeter standing to left, holding corn ears in her right hand and sceptre-staff in her left. Greek inscription around and Greek letters in field at left and right.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 53); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Magydus, Pamphylia

Dimensions

Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 8.54 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.837

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins