Tetradrachm of Alexandria with bust of Gallienus
Mint: Egypt, Alexandria
Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 9.33 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
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Obverse: Bust of Gallienus, laureate, right, wearing paludamentum and cuirass.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Eagle right, wreath in beak, wings open.
Inscription in Greek In field at right.
By 1888: with van Lennep, Smyrna; purchased by MFA from van Lennep, January 5, 1888, for $75.00 (this figure is the total price for 88.12-88.262)
Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation