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Coin of Tripolis with bust of Gallienus

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Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Prize crown, with two palm branches, on two-legged table. Legs end above in panther's heads. At right, club and at left, purse (?). Inscriptions in Greek on crown, below and around. (see media screen...

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Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Tripolis, Asia: Lydia

Dimensions

Diameter: 32 mm. Weight: 18.51 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.1200

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins