Coin of Termessus with bust of Solymos

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


Mint: Pisidia, Termessus

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 6.04 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

62.247

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bearded bust of Solymos left, wearing cuirass and crested Corinthian helmet.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Solymos seated left on throne, wearing crested helmet. Right hand raised to face, left rests on chair.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1962: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin 18, no. 215); March 14, 1962: purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art for $ 78.50 (this is the total price for 62.224–62.248)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour