Coin of Selge with bust of Aurelian

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 270–275

Mint: Pisidia, Selge


Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 11.68 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number


Medium or Technique


Not On View


The Ancient World



Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Aurelian to right. Below bust, globe. At right: Greek letter delta.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Shrine with two altars draped with garlands on high platform accessible by staircase. From each altar rises leafless tree or branch. In front of each altar, pitcher (?). To left of altar, stylized thunderbolt. At right, club. In ex: phiale (?).
Inscription in Greek.


By 1997: with Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., 444 N. Frederick Ave., Gaithersburg, MD 20877; purchased by MFA from Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., September 17, 1997

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour