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Coin of Side with bust of Nero

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Obverse: Draped bust of Nero to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Athena stands left, shield on left shoulder, holding spear and pomegranate in right hand. Snake to left beside her. Inscription in Greek in right and left fields. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, about A.D. 55

Mint

Side, Pamphylia

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 5.14 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.1220

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins