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Tetradrachm of Side with head of Athena

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Obverse: Head of Athena to right, in three-crested Corinthian helmet. Reverse: Nike flying to left, her body erect, holding a wreath in her right hand, extended. In field left, a pomegranate under which [inscription]. [see media screen for inscription]


By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 190–36 B.C.


Side, Pamphylia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2105.


Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 16.80 gm.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


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