Coin of Sagalassus with bust of Volusian

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 251–254


Mint: Pisidia, Sagalassus

Dimensions

Diameter: 35 mm. Weight: 16.71 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

65.559

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Volusian to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Man standing front, head right, right hand on own head, left hand grasping by its right horn a bull standing right.
Inscriptions in Greek around and below.

Provenance

By 1965: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., May 12, 1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour