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Coin of Amasea with bust of Septimius Severus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Septimius Severus to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Caracalla and Geta, togate, joining right hands. Inscription in Greek around and between figures. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)


By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, November 9, 1966

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

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 207


Amasea, Pontus


Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 13.78 gm. Die Axis: 7

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The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins