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Coin of Temenothyrai with bust of Gallienus, struck under Titianus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Five men steady cult image (?) on cart drawn by two zebus. A sixth man leads the team. Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By date unknown: with M & M Numismatics, Ltd., 1100 17th Street NW, Suite 900, Washington, DC 20036 (M & M Auction 1, The New York Marriott World Trade Center, Three World Trade Center, New York, December 7,1997, lot 215); September 16, 1998: purchased by MFA from M & M Numismatics, Ltd.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Temenothyrai, Asia Minor: Phrygia

Dimensions

Diameter: 38 mm. Weight: 23.02 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1998.111

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins