Lydia, Akrasos Pseudo-autonomous issue Minted ca. Severan era (190-240) AE13 Obv: Head of Herakles right Rev: AKΡACIΩTΩN, Cloaked Telesphoros facing So what the heck is a Telesphoros? Telesphoros was originally a Celtic god, who by way of cultural exchange came to be associated to the Roman pantheon as a son of Asclepius. Usually depicted as a dwarf or child in a cloak and pointed hat, his domain was convalescence; the transition from sickness to well-being. Have any with this obscure minor god? Let's see them!