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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: Athena at left, helmeted, with shield and spear, reaches out to crown Artemis at right. Artemis holds bow in left hand and grasps arrow in quiver with right. Inscriptions in Greek...

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By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, October 11, 1966

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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


Perga, Pamphylia


Diameter: 32 mm. Weight: 17.85 gm. Die Axis: 6

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The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins