Coin of Alexandria Troas with bust of Gallienus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–267


Mint: Alexandria Troas, Asia: Troas

Dimensions

Diameter: 24.5 mm. Weight: 9.29 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

62.460

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gallienus right.
IMP GALLIE
Reverse: Turreted, draped bust of the city right.
 TROAS

Provenance

By 1962: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; May 9, 1962: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 1,221.00 (this is the total cost for 62.364–62.462)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour