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Coin of Mostene with bust of Gallienus, struck under Aur. Zeuxis Plutiades

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gallienus right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Radiate horseman, double axe over shoulder; facing right. Cypress tree in center and at right nude Hermes, holding horse's bridle in right hand, caduceus in left. Lighted altar under horse's...

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Provenance

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)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Mostene, Asia: Lydia

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 9.07 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

62.388

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins