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Coin of Side with bust of Septimius Severus

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Septimius Severus to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Distyle temple, within which Athena, helmeted, seated to left, holds spear in left hand, Nike in right. Patera in pediment. Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

1909: purchased at Adalia by Arthur M. Woodward; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (sale of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward sale by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 193–211

Mint

Side, Pamphylia

Dimensions

Diameter: 30.5 mm. Weight: 18.03 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

63.2942

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins