Coin of Hierapolis with bust of Apollo Lairbenos

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
3rd century A.D.


Mint: Asia: Phrygia, Hierapolis

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 8.47 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

66.850

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Radiate, draped bust of Apollo Lairbenos.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Selene or Hekate, crescent behind shoulders, holding two torches, stands in biga of galloping horses right.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1966: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Special Bulletin, no. 25); October 4, 1966: purchased from Hesperia Art for MFA by Mary B. Comstock; gift of Mary B. Comstock to MFA, October 11, 1966

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary B. Comstock