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Coin of Sagalassus with bust of Trebonianus Gallus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Trebonianus Gallus to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Mên stands, head left, holding sceptre in left hand, patera in right. Crescent behind shoulders. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1965: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr. to MFA, February 10, 1965

Credit Line

Gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr.

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 251–253

Mint

Sagalassus, Pisidia

Dimensions

Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 8.80 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

65.198

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins