Coin of Perga with bust of Gallienus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–268


Mint: Pamphylia, Perga

Dimensions

Diameter: 31.5 mm. Weight: 15.88 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.1154

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right.
In front: I
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Distyle temple within which cult statue of Artemis of Perga. At left, star; at right, crescent. In pediment: A.
Inscriptions in Greek around and on architrave.

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour