Coin of Perga with bust of Tacitus
Mint: Asia Minor: Pamphylia, Perga
Highlights: Classical Art (MFA), p. 043.
Diameter: 34 mm. Weight: 20.26 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)
Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Tacitus to right.
Inscriptions in Greek around and at right.
Reverse: Image of Pergaean Artemis within tetrastyle temple.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.
By date unknown: with Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., 7910 Woodmont Avenue, no. 1104, Bethesda, Maryland 20814; April 22, 1987: purchased by MFA from Edward J. Waddell, Ltd.
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour