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Aureus with bust of Septimius Severus

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Obverse: Bust of Septimius Severus, laureate, right, aegis around shoulders. SEVERVSAVG PARTMAX Reverse: Bust of Julia Domna right, hair waved in six ridges. IVLIA AVGVSTA

Provenance

By date unknown: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; January 8, 1964: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 200–201

Mint

Rome, Italy

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 7.35 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.5

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins