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Coin of Perga with bust of Gallienus

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Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right. Star divides inscription. Inscriptions in Greekat right and around. Reverse: Distyle temple within which cult statue of Artemis of Perga flanked by star on left and crescent on right. Uncertain object (flaming torch ?) each side at...

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By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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


Perga, Pamphylia


Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 11.90 gm. Die Axis: 12

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The Ancient World


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