Coin of Termessus with bust of Zeus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 238–268

Mint: Pisidia, Termessus


Diameter: 30.5 mm. Weight: 14.14 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number


Medium or Technique


Not On View


The Ancient World



Obverse: Laureate bust of Zeus right.
Inscriptions in Greek around and below.
Reverse: At left, Athena standing, helmeted, head to left, holding spear in raised left hand, right extended. Shield at her feet to left. At right, trophy.
Inscriptiosn in Greek around and between Athena and trophy.


1910: purchased at Istánoz by Arthur M. Woodward; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (sale of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward sale by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour