Coin of Termessus with bust of Solymos (?)

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
about A.D. 138–192


Mint: Pisidia, Termessus

Dimensions

Diameter: 24.5 mm. Weight: 8.22 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

62.1246

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bearded bust of Solymos (?) right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet and cuirass.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Hermes, standing in short chiton, looks left, holding patera in right hand, caduceus in left.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1962: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr. to MFA, October 10, 1962

Credit Line

Gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr.