Coin of Cibyra with bust of Gallienus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–268


Mint: Asia: Phrygia, Cibyra

Dimensions

Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 17.66 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

65.1674

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: Two figures of Nike stand supporting basket.
Inscription in Greek between them.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; December 8, 1965: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour