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Coin of Prusa-ad-Olympum with bust of Trebonianus Gallus

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Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Trebonianus Gallus to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Poseidon stands right, left foot on prow, holding dolphin on left hand, trident in right. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, March 8, 1967

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 251–254

Mint

Prusa-ad-Olympum, Bithynia

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 4.10 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

67.342

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins