Coin of Apameia with turreted head of Artemis, struck under Attalos and Bianoros

Greek
Late Hellenistic Period
57–53 B.C.


Mint: Phrygia, Apameia

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 5.91 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

63.796

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Turreted head of Artemis to right, with bow and quiver behind her shoulder.
Reverse: Marsyas advancing to right, playing double flute. Cloak flying behind.
Maeander below.
Inscriptions in Greek at right and left.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 8); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour