Coin of Side in alliance with Perga with bust of Gordian III
Mint: Pamphylia, Side and Perga (Alliance)
Diameter: 37 mm. Weight: 27.71 gm. Die Axis: 1
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Athena of Side on left, Artemis of Perga on right, dropping incense into conical altar between. Athena wears helmet, long chiton, holds spear in left hand. Artemis, radiate, wears long chiton, long torch in left hand. Pomegranate above.
Inscriptions in Greek.
By 1961: Hans von Aulock Collection; November 6, 1961: purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock for $ 250.00 (this is the total price for 61.1118-1120)
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour