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Coin of Sebastopolis-Heracleopolis with bust of Gallienus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Herakles grasping deer by head to left. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 263–264

Mint

Sebastopolis-Heracleopolis, Pontus

Dimensions

Diameter: 30.5 mm. Weight: 14.25 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.1306

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins