Coin of Perga with Artemis Pergaia in temple
Hellenistic or Imperial Period
2nd–1st century B.C.
Mint: Pamphylia, Perga
Diameter: 15.5 mm. Weight: 3.01 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Distyle temple, eagle in pediment.
Within, cult statue of Artemis of Perga.
Reverse: Nike to left, carrying wreath and palm branch.
Inscription in Greek.
By date unknown: in the collection of an English clergyman (now MFA 65.636-65.870); about 1963: collection purchased at auction in London by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; collection purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 9,1965
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour