Coin of Apollonia Mordiaeum with bust of Gallienus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–268


Mint: Pisidia, Apollonia Mordiaeum

Dimensions

Diameter: 43.5 mm. Weight: 21.47 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

63.422

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Octastyle temple within which male figure (the Emperor?) walks to left holding sceptre or spear in left hand.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By 1963: with Leu and Company's Bank, Ltd., Bahnhofstrasse 32, Zurich, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Leu & Company's Bank, Ltd., April 10, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour