Coin of Termessus with bust of Solymos (?)

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
about A.D. 211–222


Mint: Pisidia, Termessus

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 8.64 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

63.3044

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Helmeted, cuirassed bust to right of Solymos?.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Solymos wearing cuirass and crested helmet stands to left, right hand on spear, left holding sword in sheath.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

1909: purchased at Adalia by Arthur M. Woodward; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (sale of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward sale by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour