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Coin of Perga with bust of Gallienus

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Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right. Inscriptions in Greek. Reverse: Cult statue of Artemis within distyle temple. Star and crescent beside image. Inscriptions in Greek in pediment, on architrave, and around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1962: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin 18, no. 201); March 14, 1962: purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art for $ 78.50 (this is the total price for 62.224–62.248)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Perga, Pamphylia

Dimensions

Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 14.40 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

62.237

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins