Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête d'Athéna à droite, coiffée du casque corinthien à cimier.
Reverse description : Niké volant à gauche, les ailes déployées, tenant une couronne de la main droite ; dans le champ à gauche, une grenade.
Reverse legend : SI-D.
Pamphylia - Side
(Second - first century BC)
Side, located on the coast Pamphylian southeast Aspendos was settled by people of Cumae in the seventh century BC Its inhabitants, who used Pamphylian dialect and not Greek, were considered dishonest. In addition, the city provided a haven for maritime piracy boats cruising in its waters. Pompey received a "maius imperium" to fight against the Cilician pirates and Pamphylians and establish the "pax romana" in the Eastern Mediterranean..