Coin of Perga in alliance with Ephesus with bust of Volusian

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 251–253


Mint: Pamphylia and Ionia, Perga and Ephesus (Alliance)

Dimensions

Diameter: 32.5 mm. Weight: 19.33 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

66.282

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Volusian to right.
Eagle below.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Artemis of Perge at left, quiver over shoulder, holds arrow in right hand, bow in left. Stag at her left. At right, Ephesian Artemis stands, flanked by stag on each side.
Inscription in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By 1966: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G., May 11, 1966

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour