Coin of Claudiopolis with bust of Gallienus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–268


Mint: Bithynia, Claudiopolis

Dimensions

Diameter: 24.5 mm. Weight: 9.91 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

67.322

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: Zeus seated left, holding patera in right hand, scepter in left.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, March 8, 1967

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III