Coin of Perga in alliance with Delphi with bust of Valerian I

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–260


Mint: Pamphylia and Achaea, Perga and Delphi (Alliance)

Dimensions

Diameter: 32 mm. Weight: 15.91 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

63.854

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Valerian I to right.
Inscriptions in Greek at right and around.
Reverse: Artemis of Perga standing to right; Apollo (or Pythian priestess ) standing to left.
Inscriptions in Greek in the field at right, in the center, above, and around.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 73); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour