Coin of Amphipolis with bust of Gallienus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–268


Mint: Macedonia, Amphipolis

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 12.96 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

66.916

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: City seated left, holding statue of Artemis Tauropolis on right hand.
Fish in exergue.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, November 9, 1966

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III