Coin of Sillyum with bust of Gallienus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–267


Mint: Pamphylia, Sillyum

Dimensions

Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 17.28 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

63.863

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: Mên, in Phrygian cap, on horseback to right. Crescent behind shoulders. Below horse: I
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 86); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour