Coin of Pergamon with head of Asklepios

Greek
Hellenistic Period
133 B.C. or later


Mint: Mysia, Pergamon

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 8.07 gm.

Accession Number

88.28

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse Head of Asklepios, profile to right.
Reverse: Serpent coiled around netted omphalos.
Inscription in Greek at left and right.

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