Coin of Prusias-ad-Hypium with bust of Gallienus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–268


Mint: Bithynia, Prusias-ad-Hypium

Dimensions

Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 9.72 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

63.1207

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: City gate, with two towers.
Inscription in Greek.

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