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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: Three urns on three-legged chest with folding doors, ornamented with dots. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions and please note the obverse inscription should...

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Provenance

By 1962: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin 18, no. 196); March 14, 1962: purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art for $ 78.50 (this is the total price for 62.224–62.248)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Perga, Pamphylia

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 6.60 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

62.234

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins