Coin of Sagalassus with bust of Philip II

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 244–249


Mint: Pisidia, Sagalassus

Dimensions

Diameter: 28.5 mm. Weight: 13.85 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.905

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Philip II to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Helmeted warrior (Lacedaemon?) standing front, head left, holds spear in left hand, Nike with wreath and palm in right.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 131); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour