Coin of Seleucia-ad-Calycadnum with bust of Trebonianus Gallus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 251–253


Mint: Cilicia, Seleucia-ad-Calycadnum

Dimensions

Diameter: 38.5 mm. Weight: 24.93 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.2623

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Trebonianus Gallus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Laureate, draped bust of Apollo to right facing draped bust of Tyche, wearing kalathos, to left. Branch in front of Apollo; cornucopia behind Tyche.
Inscriptions in Greek in field above, below, and around.

Doublestruck.

Provenance

By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (auction of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward auction by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour