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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)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

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

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 207

Mint

Amasea, Pontus

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

66.929

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins