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Aureus with bust of Septimius Severus

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Obverse: Bust of Septimius Severus, laureate, right. L.SEPTSEVPERT AVGIMPVIII Reverse: Victory walking to left, wreath in her raised right hand, trophy in her left arm. PMTRP IIII COSIIPP

Provenance

By date unknown: with A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., 3 Robert Street, Adelphi, London; December 14, 1960: purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd. for £ 340/0/0 (this is the total price for 60.1430-60.1434)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 196

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 7.35 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

60.1432

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins