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Coin of Termessus with bust of Solymos (?)

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Obverse: Helmeted, cuirassed bust to right of Solymos?. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Solymos wearing cuirass and crested helmet stands to left, right hand on spear, left holding sword in sheath. Inscription in Greek.


1909: purchased at Adalia by Arthur M. Woodward; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (sale of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward sale by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, about A.D. 211–222


Termessus, Pisidia


Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 8.64 gm. Die Axis: 11

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