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Coin of Perga with bust of Philip II

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Philip II to right. Globe below. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Nike to left, holding wreath in right hand, palm-branch in left. Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; 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

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 244–249

Mint

Perga, Pamphylia

Dimensions

Diameter: 23.5 mm. Weight: 6.66 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.2937

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins