Coin of Side with bust of Orbiana

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 222–235


Mint: Pamphylia, Side

Dimensions

Diameter: 33 mm. Weight: 15.63 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

65.518

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Orbiana right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Tyche seated on rocks to left holds branch in right hand.
River god swims at feet to left.
Inscription in Greek.

(please note there are four letters in the obverse inscription that were not read correctly)

Provenance

By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection (SNG, von Aulock, no. 4825); purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, May 12, 1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour