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Coin of Acrasus with bust of Severus Alexander

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Hygieia and Asklepios standing front, heads facing each other. Hygieia, at left, feeds serpent. Asklepios, at right, leans on serpent-staff. Inscription in Greek around and in exergue. ...

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By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 222–235


Acrasus, Asia: Lydia


Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 7.33 gm. Die Axis: 6

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The Ancient World


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