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Coin of Side with bust of Gallienus

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Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gallienus right. Inscriptions in Greek at right and around. Reverse: Athena, helmeted and in long chiton, seated to left, holds patera in right hand, palm branch in left. At right, Artemis in short chiton, holds bow in left hand and crowns Athena with...

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Provenance

By 1962: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr. to MFA, October 10, 1962t

Credit Line

Gift of Robert E. Hecht

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

Mint

Side, Pamphylia

Dimensions

Diameter: 29.5 mm. Weight: 13.12 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

62.1259

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins