Coin of Selge with bust of Lucius Verus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 161–169


Mint: Pisidia, Selge

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 5.21 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.913

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Lucius Verus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Winged thunderbolt at left, and at right, bow with stag’s head at each end.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 142); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour