Coin of Termessus with head of Zeus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
about A.D. 238–268


Mint: Pisidia, Termessus

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 15.73 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

62.550

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate head of Zeus right.
Inscriptions in Greek below and around.
Reverse: Tyche standing at left with rudder and cornucopia is crowned by Nike who holds wreath in right hand, palm branch in left.
Inscriptions in Greek between figures and around.

Provenance

Said to be ex Cabinet de France, Paris, 1934; by 1962: with Edward Gans, Numismatic Fine Arts, 10 Rock Lane, Berkeley 8, California; June 6, 1962: purchased by MFA from Edward Gans for $ 295.- (this is the total amount paid for 62.512–62.554).

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour