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Coin of Philomelium with bust of Trajan II Decius

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Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Trajan Decius right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Reclining river-god Gallos holds cornucopia in right hand, rests left on inverted vase from which water flows. In field left, inverted: B. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen...

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By 1962: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; May 9, 1962: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 1,221.00 (this is the total cost for 62.364–62.462)

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 249–251


Philomelium, Asia: Phrygia


Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 7.18 gm. Die Axis: 12

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The Ancient World


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