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Coin of Sagalassus with bust of Gallienus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right. In front, I. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Female figure, in long chiton, walks right with right hand on head and left holding bull by horn to right. Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 135); 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

Sagalassus, Pisidia

Dimensions

Diameter: 29.5 mm. Weight: 11.17 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.908

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins