Coin of Perga with bust of Gallienus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–268


Mint: Pamphylia, Perga

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 16.55 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

59.237

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped bust of Gallienus, right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: On a three-legged chest with folding doors, three purses.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin VIII, no. 71); purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art, April 9, 1959, for $ 196.50 (this is the total price for 59.232-59.244)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour