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Coin of Termessus with bust of Solymos

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Obverse: Bearded bust of Solymos left, wearing cuirass and crested Corinthian helmet. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Solymos seated left on throne, wearing crested helmet. Right hand raised to face, left rests on chair. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1962: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin 18, no. 215); March 14, 1962: purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art for $ 78.50 (this is the total price for 62.224–62.248)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Termessus, Pisidia

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 6.04 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

62.247

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins