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Coin of Side with bust of Hadrian

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Obverse: Laureate, draped bust of Hadrian to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Apollo with long hair, standing front, head to left, wearing short chiton, chlamys and high boots, holds pomegranate in right hand, laurel branch? in left. Laurel branch at left. Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

1909: purchased at Adalia by Arthur M. Woodward; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (sale of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward sale by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 117–138

Mint

Side, Pamphylia

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 9.56 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

63.2941

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins