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Coin of Side with bust of Hostilian

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Obverse: Draped, cuirassed bust of Hostilian to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Prize crown on table. Two palm branches within crown. On crown, dots and cable design. Inscriptions in Greek around and below table. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 76); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 249–252

Mint

Side, Pamphylia

Dimensions

Diameter: 24.5 mm. Weight: 6.60 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.856

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins