Coin of Perga with bust of Trebonianus Gallus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 251–253


Mint: Pamphylia, Perga

Dimensions

Diameter: 33 mm. Weight: 17.44 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

66.848

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Trebonianus Gallus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: At left Artemis stands to right, stag beside her, extending right hand with phiale to Tyche seated left.
Tyche holds cornucopia in left hand and reaches toward phiale with right.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1966: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Special Bulletin, no. 40); October 4, 1966: purchased from Hesperia Art for MFA by Mary B. Comstock; gift of Mary B. Comstock to MFA, October 11, 1966

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary B. Comstock