Coin of Samos with bust of Gallienus
Mint: Asia: Ionia (Islands off), Samos
Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 6.93 gm. Die Axis: 7
Medium or Technique
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Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Meleager (or Androklos) to right, chastizing a boar, who emerges from a cave.
Inscription in Greek around and in exergue.
By date unknown: R. Cyril Lockett Collection; by date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, April 8, 1964
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III