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Coin of Termessus with bust of Solymos (?)

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Obverse: Bearded bust of Solymos (?) right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet and cuirass. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Hermes, standing in short chiton, looks left, holding patera in right hand, caduceus in left. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1962: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr. to MFA, October 10, 1962

Credit Line

Gift of Robert E. Hecht

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, about A.D. 138–192

Mint

Termessus, Pisidia

Dimensions

Diameter: 24.5 mm. Weight: 8.22 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

62.1246

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins