Coin of Perga in alliance with Side with bust of Tranquillina

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 238–244


Mint: Pamphylia, Perga and Side (Alliance)

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 11.76 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.1164

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Tranquillina to right, wearing stephane.
Crescent behind shoulders.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: At left, Artemis of Perga holding bow in left hand, arrow in right, faces toward Athena of Side, who holds spear in right hand and rests left on shield. Lighted altar between.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour