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Obverse: Laureate bust of Septimius Severus to right. SEVERVS PIVSAVG Reverse: Emperor on horseback right accompanied by three soldiers. PMTRPXVI in field: S C in ex.: PROFAVGG


By date unknown: L. G. P. Messenger Collection; by 1951: with Glendining & Co. Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W 1 (auction of the L. G. P. Messenger Collection, November 21, lot 186); by date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; 1998 year-end gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA

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Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 208




Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 11.05 gm. Die Axis: 6

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The Ancient World


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