Coin of Perga with bust of Philip II

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 244–249


Mint: Pamphylia, Perga

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 6.68 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

88.95

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Philip II to right.
Globe below.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Artemis in long chiton standing right, bow in left hand, long torch in right.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1888: with van Lennep, Smyrna; purchased by MFA from van Lennep, January 5, 1888, for $75.00 (this figure is the total price for 88.12-88.262)

Credit Line

Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation