Coin of Ephesus with bust of Gallienus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–268


Mint: Asia: Ionia, Ephesus

Dimensions

Diameter: 28.5 mm. Weight: 8.10 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

1986.762

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: Androkles accompanied by hound moving right to spear boar emerging from behind a tree.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1986: with Bank Leu AG, Numismatische Abteilung, Bahnhofstrasse 32, Zurich, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Bank Leu AG, December 17, 1986

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour