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Coin of Perga in alliance with Ephesus with bust of Volusian

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Volusian to right. Eagle below. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Artemis of Perge at left, quiver over shoulder, holds arrow in right hand, bow in left. Stag at her left. At right, Ephesian Artemis stands, flanked by stag on each side....

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Provenance

By 1966: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G., May 11, 1966

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 251–253

Mint

Perga and Ephesus (Alliance), Pamphylia and Ionia

Dimensions

Diameter: 32.5 mm. Weight: 19.33 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

66.282

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins