Coin with bust of Gallienus
Mint: Troas, Alexandria Troas
coin broken (only 1/4 remains) weight: 1.76 gm. die axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Bust of Gallienus right, laureate, wearing cuirass and paludamentum.
Reverse: Wolf to right, suckling twins.
(Only one -quarter of this coin remains.)
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
Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America