Coin of Perga with bust of Valerian II
Mint: Pamphylia, Perga
Diameter: 30.5 mm. Weight: 11.28 gm. Die Axis: 11
Medium or Technique
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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Valerian II to right.
Inscriptions in Greek in front and around.
Reverse: Cult statue of Artemis of Perga within distyle temple. Within temple at left, star, at right, crescent. Flaming altar? on each side of statue. Snake in exergue.
Greek inscription around, in pediment, and on architrave.
By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 56); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour