Coin of Ilium with bust of Gallienus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–267


Mint: Asia: Troas, Ilium

Dimensions

Diameter: 37 mm. Weight: 21.84 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

61.193

Medium or Technique

Bronze

On View

Krupp Gallery (Gallery 215A)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Gallienus, laureate, draped, cuirassed, right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Hektor to left, in biga.
Inscription in Greek above and below.

Provenance

By date unknown: Richard Cyril Lockett Collection; by 1961: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, London (auction of the Richard Cyril Lockett Collection, part 12, February 21-23, lot 2879); purchased at the Glendining & Co. auction by A. H. Baldwin and Sons, Ltd., 3 Robert Street, Adelphi, London W.C. 2, England on behalf of MFA; April 12, 1961: purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin and Sons, Ltd. for £ 1,056/13/0 (this is the total cost for 61.187-61.194 including commission)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour