Coin of Termessus with head of Zeus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
about A.D. 238–268


Mint: Pisidia, Termessus

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 13.87 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

59.241

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Zeus right.
Inscriptions in Greek.
Reverse: Nemesis, draped, standing left, right hand raised to peplos, left hand holding cubit-rule; by right foot, griffin with forefoot on wheel.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in left field.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin VIII, no. 87); purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art, April 9, 1959, for $ 196.50 (this is the total price for 59.232-59.244)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour