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77000475

From the Wagner and Brand Collections

Sale: Triton XI, Lot: 475. Estimate $1000. 
Closing Date: Monday, 7 January 2008. 
Sold For $1700. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

MYSIA, Pergamum. Gallienus. AD 253-268. Æ 36mm (18.27 g, 6h). Homonoia with Ephesus. Sex. Claudius Silianus, Asiarch. AVT K • PLIKI • • GALLIHNOC, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / EPI • CEXKL • CEILI/CEILI/• V • PERG AMHN/W/N, KAI EFECIWN/OMON in two lines in exergue, statues of Asclepius, leaning on serpent-entwined staff with left hand, and Artemis (Diana) Ephesia, standing facing. Franke & Nollé Type XVI, 1607 (VA/R34); SNG France 2302 (same dies); SNG von Aulock 1425 var. (placement of rev. legend; same obv. die); cf. SNG Copenhagen 518. VF, dark green patina, light overall roughness, double strike on reverse.


From the J.S. Wagner Collection. Ex Virgil Brand Collection (Part 7, Sotheby’s, 25 October 1984), lot 365.