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: 28.5 mm. Weight: 9.38 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

67.883

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: Galley sailing right.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By about 1961: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection (said to be from the R. Cyril Lockett Collection); gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, September 13, 1967

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III