Tetradrachm of Alexandria with bust of Gallienus
Mint: Egypt, Alexandria
Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 9.41 gm. Die Axis: 12
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Obverse: Laureate, cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right, wearing paludamentum.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Victory standing facing, head left, wearing chiton and peplos over legs, holding wreath in extended right hand and palm-branch in left.
In field left and right, Greek inscription for year 13.
By 1888: with van Lennep, Smyrna; purchased by MFA from van Lennep, January 5, 1888, for $75.00 (this figure is the total price for 88.12-88.262)
Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation