Coin of Sebastopolis-Heracleopolis with bust of Gallienus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 263–264


Mint: Pontus, Sebastopolis-Heracleopolis

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 12.91 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1970.431

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gallienus right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Herakles stands, head left, club in right hand, lion skin in left.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in the field.
Reverse doublestruck.

Provenance

By 1970: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (Münzen und Medaillen, auction 41, June 18-19, 1970, lot 336); purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G., September 16, 1970

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour