Coin of Perga with bust of Philip II

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 244–249


Mint: Pamphylia, Perga

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 6.60 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

62.234

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: Three urns on three-legged chest with folding doors, ornamented with dots.
Inscription in Greek.
(please note the obverse inscription should end in a V, not a B)

Provenance

By 1962: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin 18, no. 196); March 14, 1962: purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art for $ 78.50 (this is the total price for 62.224–62.248)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour