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Coin of Sillyum with bust of Gallienus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right. Greek letter in front. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Mên, in Phrygian cap, on horseback to right. Crescent behind shoulders. Below horse: I Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 86); 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. 253–267

Mint

Sillyum, Pamphylia

Dimensions

Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 17.28 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

63.863

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins