Coin of Side with bust of Gallienus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–268


Mint: Pamphylia, Side

Dimensions

Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 15.57 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

64.1224

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right.
At right, countermark. Star divides inscription.
Inscription in Greek around and Greek letter in countermark.
Reverse: Tyche standing, head left, holds rudder in right hand, cornucopia in left.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour