Coin of Side with bust of Hadrian

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 117–138

Mint: Pamphylia, Side


Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 9.56 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number


Medium or Technique


Not On View


The Ancient World



Obverse: Laureate, draped bust of Hadrian to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Apollo with long hair, standing front, head to left, wearing short chiton,
chlamys and high boots, holds pomegranate in right hand, laurel branch? in left.
Laurel branch at left.
Inscription in Greek.


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