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Coin of Termessus with head of Zeus

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Obverse: Laureate head of Zeus to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Herakles, nude, standing front, looking left. Club in lowered right hand, lionskin on left arm. Inscriptions 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. 214); 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. 238–268

Mint

Termessus, Pisidia

Dimensions

Diameter: 41 mm. Weight: 38.84 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

62.246

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins