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Coin of Side in alliance with Perga with bust of Tranquillina

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Obverse: Draped bust of Tranquillina wearing stephane to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: At left Athena of Side, left hand on spear, stands with right hand extended over altar dropping incense. At right Artemis of Perga, radiate and holding long torch in left hand, right hand above...

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By 1966: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Special Bulletin, no. 51); October 4, 1966: purchased from Hesperia Art for MFA by Mary B. Comstock; gift of Mary B. Comstock to MFA, October 11, 1966

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Gift of Miss Mary B. Comstock

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


Side and Perga (Alliance), Pamphylia


Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 11.81 gm. Die Axis: 12

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The Ancient World


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