Coin of Side with bust of Gallienus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 253–268


Mint: Pamphylia, Side

Dimensions

Diameter: 29.5 mm. Weight: 13.12 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

62.1259

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gallienus right.
Inscriptions in Greek at right and around.
Reverse: Athena, helmeted and in long chiton, seated to left, holds patera in right hand, palm branch in left. At right, Artemis in short chiton, holds bow in left hand and crowns Athena with wreath held in right.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By 1962: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr. to MFA, October 10, 1962t

Credit Line

Gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr.