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Coin of Side in alliance with Perga with bust of Gordian III

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Athena of Side on left, Artemis of Perga on right, dropping incense into conical altar between. Athena wears helmet, long chiton, holds spear in left hand. Artemis, radiate, wears long...

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By 1961: Hans von Aulock Collection; November 6, 1961: purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock for $ 250.00 (this is the total price for 61.1118-1120)

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 238–244


Side and Perga (Alliance), Pamphylia


Diameter: 37 mm. Weight: 27.71 gm. Die Axis: 1

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The Ancient World


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