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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)


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

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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


Side, Pamphylia


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

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The Ancient World


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