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Coin of Perga with bust of Gallienus

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Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right. Inscription in Greek around. At right: I Reverse: Inscription in Greek within wreath. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: Richard J. Graham Collection; by 1966: with Jacques Schulman N.V., Keizersgracht 448, Amsterdam (auction of the Richard J. Graham Collection, June 8-10, 1966, Carlton Hotel Amsterdam, lot 1259); purchased at the auction on behalf of MFA by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., November 9, 1966

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Perga, Pamphylia

Dimensions

Diameter: 31.5 mm. Weight: 14.22 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

66.871

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins