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Coin of Side with bust of Gallienus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right. At right: I Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Prize crown with two palm branches on table with curved legs. Inscriptions in Greek, on crown (?), below table, and around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 253–268

Mint

Side, Pamphylia

Dimensions

Diameter: 29.5 mm. Weight: 17.14 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

63.1158

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins