Coin of Apamea with bust of Trebonianus Gallus, struck under Cl. Apolinarius

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 251–253


Mint: Asia: Phrygia, Apamea

Dimensions

Diameter: 37.5 mm. Weight: 19.45 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

1999.594

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Trebonianus Gallus to left.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: The Hero and founder Kelainos standing left holding long spear in left hand and sacrificing with phiale over basket (?) with right hand.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1999: with Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., Suite 316, 444 N. Frederick Avenue, Gaithersburg, MD 20877-2432; purchased by MFA from Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., December 15, 1999

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour