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Coin of Side with bust of Trajan II Decius

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Trajan Decius to right. Inscriptions in Greek around and in right field. Reverse: Apollo to right shooting at serpent, Pytho. At left, tripod. At right, cave at Delphi with two nymphs. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek...

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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, A.D. 249–251

Mint

Side, Pamphylia

Dimensions

Diameter: 34 mm. Weight: 15.29 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.1222

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins