Coin of Aphrodisias with bust of Gallienus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 255–268


Mint: Asia: Caria, Aphrodisias

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 10.36 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.1129

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gallienus to left.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Cult statue of Aphrodite to right within tetrastyle temple.
Inscription in Greek.

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