Coin of Tium with bust of Gallienus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–268


Mint: Bithynia, Tium

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 7.80 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

62.381

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Gallienus right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Dionysos standing, looking left, holds kantharos in right hand, thyrsus in left.
IInscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1962: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; May 9, 1962: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 1,221.00 (this is the total cost for 62.364–62.462)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour