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Coin of Sagalassus with bust of Philip II

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Philip II to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Helmeted warrior (Lacedaemon?) stands front, head to left, holding spear in left hand, Nike, with wreath, standing on globe in right. Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 130 [photo numbered 132]); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Sagalassus, Pisidia

Dimensions

Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 13.95 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.904

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins