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Coin of Mopsus with bust of Gallienus

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Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: City god standing at left holding round object (urn?). At right, Valerian and Gallienus, togate, seated left. Inscription in Greek. See media screen for Greek inscriptions.


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By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (auction of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward auction by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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


Mopsus, Cilicia


Diameter: 33 mm. Weight: 15.35 gm. Die Axis: 11

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The Ancient World


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