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Stater of Side with pomegranate

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Obverse: Pomegranate on stem; border of dots. Reverse: Head of Athena to right, in Corinthian crested helmet; hair in a series of short, twisted curls; above right, an olive sprig upwards; truncation dotted; square incuse.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 1241); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 460–440 B.C.

Mint

Side, Pamphylia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2103.

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 10.43 gm.

Accession Number

04.1128

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins