Coin of Samos with bust of Gallienus
Mint: Asia: Ionia (Islands off), Samos
Diameter: 19.5 mm. Weight: 3.33 gm. Die Axis: 6
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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right.
Inscription in Greek around.
Reverse: River-god (Imbrasos) reclining left, holding a reed in his right hand and resting left against an overturned urn.
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