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Coin of Side with bust of Orbiana

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Obverse: Draped bust of Orbiana right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Poseidon standing, head left, trident in left hand, hippocamp on right. Dolphin by his left foot. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, October 11, 1966

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 225–227

Mint

Side, Pamphylia

Dimensions

Diameter: 30.5 mm. Weight: 13.70 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

66.822

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins