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Coin of Perga with bust of Gallienus

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Obverse: Radiate bust of Gallienus, right, draped and cuirassed. In front: I. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Distyle temple within which, baetyl of Artemis Pergaea. Inscription in Greek around and on architrave, with symbol in pediment. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions and...

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By date unknown: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin VIII, no. 72); purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art, April 9, 1959, for $ 196.50 (this is the total price for 59.232-59.244)

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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: 12.53 gm. Die Axis: 1

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The Ancient World


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