Coin of Mopsus with bust of Gallienus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–268


Mint: Cilicia, Mopsus

Dimensions

Diameter: 33 mm. Weight: 15.35 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

63.2618

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: City god standing at left holding round object (urn?).
At right, Valerian and Gallienus, togate, seated left.
Inscription in Greek.

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (auction of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward auction by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour