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Coin of Temenothyrae with busts of Valerian I and Gallienus, struck under Cleobulus

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[inscription] Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Valerian at left facing laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gallienus at right. Inscriptions in Greek around and below busts. Reverse: Mên stands in car drawn to left by two galloping bulls. He holds a pine cone in his right hand and a...

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By 1973: with A. H. Baldwin and Sons Ltd., 11 Adelphi Terrace, London WC2N 6BJ, England; purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin and Sons Ltd., March 13, 1974

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 253–268


Temenothyrae, Asia: Phrygia


Diameter: 42.5 mm. Weight: 32.85 gm. Die Axis: 6

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The Ancient World


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