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Coin of Amisus with bust of Otacilia Severa

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Obverse: Draped bust of Otacilia Severa wearing stephane right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Tyche seated left, rudder in right hand, above a human head, cornucopia in left hand. Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1973: with A. H. Baldwin and Sons Ltd., 11 Adelphi Terrace, London WC2N 6BJ, England; November 30, 1973: purchased from A. H. Baldwin and Sons Ltd. by Mary B. Comstock for MFA; gift of Mary B. Comstock to MFA, December 12, 1973

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary B. Comstock

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 245

Mint

Amisus, Pontus

Dimensions

Diameter: 36.5 mm. Weight: 32.34 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

1973.631

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins