Coin of Perga with Artemis Pergaia in temple

Greek
Hellenistic or Imperial Period
2nd–1st century B.C.


Mint: Pamphylia, Perga

Dimensions

Diameter: 15.5 mm. Weight: 3.01 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

65.799

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Distyle temple, eagle in pediment.
Within, cult statue of Artemis of Perga.
Reverse: Nike to left, carrying wreath and palm branch.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: in the collection of an English clergyman (now MFA 65.636-65.870); about 1963: collection purchased at auction in London by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; collection purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 9,1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour