Coin of Side with bust of Trajan II Decius

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 249–251


Mint: Pamphylia, Side

Dimensions

Diameter: 34 mm. Weight: 15.29 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.1222

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Trajan Decius to right.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in right field.
Reverse: Apollo to right shooting at serpent, Pytho.
At left, tripod. At right, cave at Delphi with two nymphs.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour