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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?) standing front, head left, holds spear in left hand, Nike with wreath and palm in right. Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 131); 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: 28.5 mm. Weight: 13.85 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.905

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins