Coin of Side with bust of Nero

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
about A.D. 55


Mint: Pamphylia, Side

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 5.14 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.1220

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Nero to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Athena stands left, shield on left shoulder, holding spear and pomegranate in right hand.
Snake to left beside her.
Inscription in Greek in left and right fields.

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