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Coin of Side with bust of Aemilian

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Aemilian to right. Inscriptions in Greek. Reverse: Archaistic statue of Apollo Sidetes walking left, patera in outstretched right hand, scepter (?) in left. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., Suite 1100, 1050 Seventeenth Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036 (Waddell auction 1, Barbizon Plaza Hotel, 106 Central Park South, New York City, December 9, 1982, lot 439); 1985: with Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., Suite 1104, 7910 Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland 20814 (List 21, December 1985, no. 172); purchased by MFA from Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., March 26, 1986 (recorded as Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III in the name of Cornelius Adrian Comstock Vermeule)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III in the Name of Cornelius Adrian Comstock Vermeule

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 252–253

Mint

Side, Pamphylia

Dimensions

Diameter: 32.5 mm. Weight: 14.57 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1986.77

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins