Tetradrachm of Alexandria with bust of Gallienus
Mint: Egypt, Alexandria
Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 9.4 gm. Die Axis: 12
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Obverse: Laureate, cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Homonia, wearing stephane seated left; right hand raised, left hand holds double cornucopiae.
Inscription in field at left for year 12; palm-branch 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