Coin of Tabae with bust of Gallienus, struck under M. Aurelius Domesticus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–268


Mint: Asia: Caria, Tabae

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 10.27 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.1381

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right.
Monogram at left. Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Poseidon standing, head left, right foot on dolphin, holds trident in left hand, seated female figure with sceptre on right hand.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection (SNG, no. 2732); purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour