Coin of Sagalassus with bust of Gallienus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–268


Mint: Pisidia, Sagalassus

Dimensions

Diameter: 29.5 mm. Weight: 11.17 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.908

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right.
Inscriptions in Greek in front and around.
Reverse: Female figure, in long chiton, walks right with right hand on head and left holding bull by horn to right.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 135); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour