Coin of Side with bust of Orbiana

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 225–227


Mint: Pamphylia, Side

Dimensions

Diameter: 30.5 mm. Weight: 13.70 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

66.822

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Orbiana right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Poseidon standing, head left, trident in left hand, hippocamp on right.
Dolphin by his left foot.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, October 11, 1966

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour