Coin of Attalea with bust of Trebonianus Gallus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 251–254


Mint: Pamphylia, Attalea

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 6.73 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

63.829

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Trebonianus Gallus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Winged Nemesis, standing with head to left, holds cubit rule over left shoulder, uncertain object (phiale?) in right hand. At her feet, griffin to left, and wheel?
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 43a); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour