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Coin of Perga with bust of Gallienus

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Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right. At right: I. Star divides inscription in Greek. Reverse: Cult statue of Artemis of Perga standing within distyle temple. At left, star, at right, crescent. Uncertain objects (flaming torch?) each side at feet. Around and on...

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Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 61); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Perga, Pamphylia

Dimensions

Diameter: 32 mm. Weight: 14.93 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

63.844

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins