Coin of Antioch-ad-Maeandrum with bust of Gallienus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–268


Mint: Asia: Caria, Antioch-ad-Maeandrum

Dimensions

Diameter: 30.5 mm. Weight: 13.93 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

64.297

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

[inscription] Obverse: Radiate, draped bust of Gallienus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Three athletes standing. Amphora in center. In raised hands athletes hold lots drawn from the prize amphora (?).
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1964: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., March 11, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour