Coin of Side in alliance with Attalea with bust of Gallienus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–268


Mint: Pamphylia, Side and Attalea (Alliance)

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 11.55 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

1986.979

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right.
Inscriptions in Greek.
Reverse: Athena of Side, spear in left hand, phiale in right, stands facing Nemesis, phiale in right hand, cubit rule and bridle in left, small wheel at her feet. Between them, small altar.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By date unknown: Jonathan H. Kagan Collection (purchased from E. Waddell); gift of Jonathan H. Kagan to MFA, December 30, 1986

Credit Line

Gift of Jonathan H. Kagan