Coin of Aspendus with bust of Gallienus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–268


Mint: Pamphylia, Aspendus

Dimensions

Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 14.38 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

63.2934

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right.
Inscriptions in Greek.
Reverse: Wreath.
Inscriptions in Greek within wreath and around it divided by flowers (?).

Provenance

1909: purchased at Adalia by Arthur M. Woodward; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (sale of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward sale by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963d.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour