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Coin of Sagalassus with bust of Volusian

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Volusian to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Man standing front, head right, right hand on own head, left hand grasping by its right horn a bull standing right. Inscriptions in Greek around and below. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1965: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., May 12, 1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 251–254

Mint

Sagalassus, Pisidia

Dimensions

Diameter: 35 mm. Weight: 16.71 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

65.559

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins