Coin of Iconium with bust of Gallienus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–268


Mint: Lycaonia, Iconium

Dimensions

Diameter: 23.5 mm. Weight: 6.20 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

62.402

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gallienus right.
Inscription in Latin with several Greek letters.
Reverse: Nude Herakles standing looking to left, with club in right hand, and
lionskin in left.
Inscription in mixture of Latin and Greek letters.

Provenance

By 1962: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; May 9, 1962: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 1,221.00 (this is the total cost for 62.364–62.462)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour