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Coin of Alabanda with bust of Septimius Severus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Septimius Severus to right. Counterstamp: Head of Geta? Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Apollo standing front, head to left, holds raven in right hand, laurel branch in left. At right, lyre on pedestal. Inscription in Greek.


By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 193–211


Alabanda, Asia: Caria


Diameter: 34.5 mm. Weight: 18.43 gm. Die Axis: 6

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The Ancient World


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