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

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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


Perga and Ephesus (Alliance), Pamphylia and Ionia


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

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The Ancient World


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