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Coin of Perga with bust of Valerian II

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Valerian II to right. In front: I Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Cult statue of Artemis of Perga within distyle temple. Within temple at left, star, at right, crescent. Flaming altar? on each side of statue. Snake in exergue. Greek inscription...

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By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 56); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 256–258


Perga, Pamphylia


Diameter: 30.5 mm. Weight: 11.28 gm. Die Axis: 11

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The Ancient World


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