Coin of Side with bust of Septimius Severus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 193–211


Mint: Pamphylia, Side

Dimensions

Diameter: 30.5 mm. Weight: 18.03 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

63.2942

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Septimius Severus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Distyle temple, within which Athena, helmeted, seated to left,
holds spear in left hand, Nike in right. Patera in pediment.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

1909: purchased at Adalia by Arthur M. Woodward; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (sale of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward sale by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour