Coin of Attalea with bust of Poseidon

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
2nd–3rd century A.D.


Mint: Pamphylia, Attalea

Dimensions

Diameter: 16.5 mm. Weight: 1.89 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

63.828

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Poseidon to left.
Trident entwined by dolphin at left.
Reverse: Nike holding wreath to right, in left hand, palm-branch.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 43); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour