Coin of Attalea with bust of Volusian

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 251–254


Mint: Pamphylia, Attalea

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 6.69 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.830

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Volusian to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Asklepios standing front, head to left, holds serpent-staff in right hand.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 44); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour