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Coin of Perga with bust of Gallienus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right. Inscriptions in Greek at right and around. Reverse: Elpis walks left, holding flower in right hand, chiton in left. Inscription in Greek around. (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

Perga, Pamphylia

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 13.01 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

64.1212

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins