A.K.Collection: Coin ID G03 from Lot no. 1070

   

Alexandria Gallienus AD 253-268. Tetradrachm (Potin; 21-22mm; 10.61g; 12h) 253/254. A K Π ΛΙ OV ΓAΛΛIHNOC EV EV C Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right. Rev. Tyche recumbent to left, wearing modius, chiton and peplos, holding rudder in right hand and raising left to head; couch garlanded; in field, L – A (= year 1). Very rare.

Alexandria p. 44 and p. 130 pl. 16 (this coin illustrated); BMC -; Dattari 5213; Geissen -; Holmes collection 826.

From the stock of Münzen und Medaillen AG Basel 1970.

 

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