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Coin of Side with bust of Valerian II

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Valerian II to right. Below, eagle with wings spread. At right: I Countermark at right: Greek letter. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Athena standing front, head left, holds spear in left hand, small temple in right. Inscription in Greek. (see...

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Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 77); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 256–258

Mint

Side, Pamphylia

Dimensions

Diameter: 30.5 mm. Weight: 17.80 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

63.857

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins