Coin of Temenothyrai with bust of Gallienus, struck under Titianus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–268


Mint: Asia Minor: Phrygia, Temenothyrai

Dimensions

Diameter: 38 mm. Weight: 23.02 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1998.111

Medium or Technique

Bronze

On View

Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Five men steady cult image (?) on cart drawn by two zebus. A sixth man leads the team.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By date unknown: with M & M Numismatics, Ltd., 1100 17th Street NW, Suite 900, Washington, DC 20036 (M & M Auction 1, The New York Marriott World Trade Center, Three World Trade Center, New York, December 7,1997, lot 215); September 16, 1998: purchased by MFA from M & M Numismatics, Ltd.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour