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Coin of Perga with bust of Gallienus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped bust of Gallienus to right. Inscriptions in Greek. Reverse: Herakles and Hermes, nude, standing to front, looking left. On left, Hermes with purse in right hand and caduceus in left. Herakles holds club in right hand and lionskin in left. Inscription in Greek. (see...

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By 1962: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin 18, no. 197); March 14, 1962: purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art for $ 78.50 (this is the total price for 62.224–62.248)

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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: 18.81 gm. Die Axis: 12

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The Ancient World


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