Coin with bust of Gallienus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–268


Mint: Troas, Alexandria Troas

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. weight: 3.24 gm. (broken) die axis: 11

Accession Number

84.599

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Gallienus right, laureate, wearing cuirass and paludamentum.
[IM]PLICINCALLIENVS
Reverse: Horse feeding right; behind him horseman standing right wearing chlamys and holding pedum in right hand.
Above: CO LAVC TRO in ex.

Provenance

Acquired in the division of coins following the excavations at Assos. Some coins in the group were said to have been "purchased from natives of the surrounding district." No specific findspot is known for this coin. 1884: gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to the Museum of Fine Arts

Credit Line

Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America