Coin of Termessus with head of Zeus

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


Mint: Pisidia, Termessus

Dimensions

Diameter: 38 mm. Weight: 30.31 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.915

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate head of Zeus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Ancient silver wash on obverse.
Reverse: Herakles standing, head to left, holds club in right hand,
lion’s skin over left shoulder.
In field at right: Greek letter.. Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 145); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour