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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: Artemis in long chiton standing right, bow in left hand, long torch in right. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1888: with van Lennep, Smyrna; purchased by MFA from van Lennep, January 5, 1888, for $75.00 (this figure is the total price for 88.12-88.262)

Credit Line

Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation

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

Mint

Perga, Pamphylia

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 6.68 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

88.95

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins