Coin of Perga with bust of Tranquillina

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 238–244


Mint: Pamphylia, Perga

Dimensions

Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 11.54 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.1152

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Tranquillina to right, wearing stephane.
Crescent behind shoulders.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Cult statue of Artemis of Perga in distyle temple. At left, star; at right, crescent. Eagle in pediment.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour