CARIA, Antiochia ad Maeandrum. Gallienus.
|CNG 87, Lot: 844. Estimate $3000.
Sold for $1900. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
AD 253-268. Æ (36mm, 20.82 g, 6h). Radiate, helmeted, and cuirassed bust left, holding spear and shield / Bridge spanning the Maeandrus river; gateway to bridge to left, surmounted by stork standing right; on parapet, river-god Maendrus reclining left, holding reed and cornucopia. SNG München 92; SNG von Aulock 2430; SNG Copenhagen -. Good VF, red and dark green patina. A choice example of this interesting and ambitiously designed type.