Tetradrachm of Alexandria with bust of Gallienus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 266–267


Mint: Egypt, Alexandria

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 9.15 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

16.417

Medium or Technique

Billon

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, cuirassed (?) bust of Gallienus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Eagle left, looking back, wreath in beak.
In field left, Greek letters (Year = 14), in field right, palm.

Provenance

Source Unknown: accessioned by MFA 1916

Credit Line

Source unidentified