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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 helmeted, in long chiton, with spear in left hand, right dropping incense on altar. At right Artemis, radiate, with long chiton, holds torch in left hand and drops incense on...

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Provenance

By date unknown: H. C. Levis Collection; by 1925: with Naville & Cie., 6 & 8 Rue Pécolat, Geneva, Switzerland (Naville auction 11 [H. C. Levis Collection], Hôtel Schweizerhof, Lucerne, Switzerland, June 18-20, 1925, lot 858); by date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W. 1 (auction of A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962, lot 161); purchased at the Woodward auction on behalf of MFA by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; February 13, 1963: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Side and Perga (Alliance), Pamphylia

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 14.68 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

63.68

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins