Coin of Harpasa with flaming altar

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


Mint: Asia: Caria, Harpasa

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 2.93 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.1131

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Flaming altar.
Reverse: Cult statue of goddess resembling Ephesian Artemis, with usual supports.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour