Coin of Antioch-ad-Maeandrum with bust of Gallienus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–267


Mint: Asia: Caria, Antioch-ad-Maeandrum

Dimensions

Diameter: 37.5 mm. Weight: 18.70 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

62.439

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Gallienus to left, wearing helmet and cuirass, with shield and spear.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Bridge over Maeander, with six arches. At left, bridge-gateway with stork to right on top. On bridge, statue of Maeandros, reclining left.
Inscription in Greek.

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