IONIA. Colophon. Gallienus, 253-268. Tetrassarion (Bronze, 26 mm, 8.00 g, 7 h), Publius Aelius Severinus, strategos. ΑΥΤ Κ ΠΟ ΛΙΚ ΓΑΛΛΙΗΝΟC Laureate and draped bust of Gallienus to right, seen from behind. Rev. ЄΠΙ CTP ΠΟ AI CЄBHΡЄΙΝΟΥ ΚΟ/ΛΟΦΟΝΙΩΝ Homer seated left, raising his right hand and holding open scroll in his left. Milne, Colophon 271. SNG Glasgow 1668. Very rare. An exceptional example of this important issue showing the most famous of all poets on the reverse. Patina stripped and retoned, otherwise, good very fine.