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Coin of Termessus with head of Zeus

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Zeus right. Below: Greek letter. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Nemesis, draped, standing left, right hand raised to peplos, left hand holding cubit-rule; by right foot, griffin with forefoot on wheel. Inscription in Greek around and in left field. (see...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin VIII, no. 87); purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art, April 9, 1959, for $ 196.50 (this is the total price for 59.232-59.244)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, about A.D. 238–268

Mint

Termessus, Pisidia

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 13.87 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

59.241

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins