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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 around. Reverse: Eagle in distyle temple, disc in pediment. Legionary standard at each side, topped by a bird. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1969: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; July 1, 1969: purchased from Robert E. Hecht, Jr. by Mary B. Comstock for MFA; gift of Mary B. Comstock to MFA, September 23, 1969

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary B. Comstock

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

Mint

Perga, Pamphylia

Dimensions

Diameter: 28.5 mm. Weight: 13.53 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

69.1087

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins