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Coin of Perga with bust of Gallienus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right. At right: I Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Hephaistos seated on rock to right holding shield in left hand, hammer in right. Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Perga, Pamphylia

Dimensions

Diameter: 29.5 mm. Weight: 16.72 gm. Die Axis: 2

Accession Number

63.1155

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins