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Coin of Perga in alliance with Delphi with bust of Valerian I

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Valerian I to right. At right: I. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Artemis of Perga standing to right; Apollo (or Pythian priestess ?) standing to left. Inscriptions in Greek in the field at right, in the center, above, and around. (see media screen...

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Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 73); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 253–260

Mint

Perga and Delphi (Alliance), Pamphylia and Achaea

Dimensions

Diameter: 32 mm. Weight: 15.91 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

63.854

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins