Coin of Smyrna with bust of Gallienus, struck under M. Aurelius Sextus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 260–268


Mint: Asia: Ionia, Smyrna

Dimensions

Diameter: 23.5 mm. Weight: 5.35 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.1109

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Roma, helmeted, seated left, holds temple on right hand, spear in left.
Shield beside spear.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; September 18, 1963: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour