PAMPHYLIA. Perge. Maximinus I , 235-238. Diassarion (Orichalcum, 25 mm, 11.49 g, 1 h). AY•K•Γ•IOY•MAXIMЄINOC•ЄY Laureate and cuirassed bust of Maximinus I to right, seen from behind. Rev. ΠЄPΓAIΩN Distyle aedicula; within, facing cult statue of Artemis Pergaia, wearing polos, its body decorated with fourteen figures in three bands; to lower left and right, a bird standing on small cippus; star and crescent in upper left and right fields; in pediment, eagle. SNG Copenhagen 338 ( same dies ). SNG Paris 488 var. (obverse). SNG von Aulock -. Rare and with faint traces of contemporary gilding. A sharply struck piece with an astoundingly detailed rendering of the cult statue of Artemis Pergaia. Extremely fine.
Ex Lanz 54, 12 November 1990, 816.
|Price realized||2'500 CHF|
|Starting price||400 CHF|