Coin of Heliopolis with bust of Gallienus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–268


Mint: Syria, Heliopolis

Dimensions

Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 11.30 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1986.347

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right.
IMPCAESPLICGALLIENVSPFAVG
Reverse: Prize crown supported by two athletes, tree at right, plants at left and in center.
Above: SAC.CAP/OIC ISE in ex.: COLHEL

(see handwritten legend for uncertain letters)

Provenance

By 1986: with Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., Suite 1104, 7910 Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland 20814 (List 24, Summer, 1986, no. 109); purchased by MFA from Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., September 17, 1986

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour