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Coin of Sebastopolis-Heracleopolis with bust of Gallienus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gallienus right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Herakles stands, head left, club in right hand, lion skin in left. Inscriptions in Greek around and in the field. Reverse doublestruck. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)


By 1970: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (Münzen und Medaillen, auction 41, June 18-19, 1970, lot 336); purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G., September 16, 1970

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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


Sebastopolis-Heracleopolis, Pontus


Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 12.91 gm. Die Axis: 12

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The Ancient World


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