Tetradrachm of Side with head of Athena

Greek
Hellenistic Period
190–36 B.C.


Mint: Pamphylia, Side

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2105.

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 16.80 gm.

Accession Number

01.5636

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Athena to right, in three-crested Corinthian helmet.
Reverse: Nike flying to left, her body erect, holding a wreath in her right hand, extended.
In field left, a pomegranate under which inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund