Coin of Side with bust of Gallienus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–267


Mint: Pamphylia, Side

Dimensions

Diameter: 24.5 mm. Weight: 8.81 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.858

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gallienus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Apollo standing, head to left, holds patera in right hand, spear in left.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 78); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour