Coin of Side with bust of Hostilian

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 249–252


Mint: Pamphylia, Side

Dimensions

Diameter: 24.5 mm. Weight: 6.60 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.856

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped, cuirassed bust of Hostilian to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Prize crown on table. Two palm branches within crown. On crown, dots and cable design.
Inscriptions in Greek around and below table.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 76); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour