Coin of Termessus with head of Zeus

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


Mint: Pisidia, Termessus

Dimensions

Diameter: 41 mm. Weight: 38.84 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

62.246

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate head of Zeus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Herakles, nude, standing front, looking left.
Club in lowered right hand, lionskin on left arm.
Inscriptions in Greek at right and around..

Provenance

By 1962: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin 18, no. 214); 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