Coin of Perga with bust of Gallienus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–267


Mint: Pamphylia, Perga

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 14.93 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

63.2938

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped bust of Gallienus to right.
Inscriptions in Greek in front and around.
Reverse: Tyche, wearing kalathos, stands front, looking to left, holding cornucopia in left hand, rudder in right.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (sale of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward sale 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