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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)


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

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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


Side, Pamphylia


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

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The Ancient World


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