Coin of Hermocapelia with bust of Trebonianus Gallus, struck under Aur. Menophilus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 251–253


Mint: Asia: Lydia, Hermocapelia

Dimensions

Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 12.07 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.1113

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Trebonianus Gallus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Hygieia and Asklepios stand facing each other.
Inscriptions in Greek around, in exergue and in field.

Considerable traces of silver coating preserved.

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour