Coin of Magydus with bust of Gallienus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–268


Mint: Pamphylia, Magydus

Dimensions

Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 8.54 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.837

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right.
Inscriptions in Greek in front and around.
Reverse: Demeter standing to left, holding corn ears in her right hand and sceptre-staff in her left.
Greek inscriptions around and in field at left and right.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 53); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour