Coin of Philomelium with bust of Trajan II Decius

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 249–251


Mint: Asia: Phrygia, Philomelium

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 7.18 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

62.395

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Trajan Decius right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Reclining river-god Gallos holds cornucopia in right hand, rests left on inverted vase from which water flows.
In field left, inverted: B Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1962: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; May 9, 1962: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 1,221.00 (this is the total cost for 62.364–62.462)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour