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Coin of Anazarbus with bust of Severus Alexander

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Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Nike in biga right, laurel branch in right hand. Inscriptions in Greek around, above and below biga, and in exergue. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, September 13, 1967

Credit Line

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

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

Mint

Anazarbus, Cilicia

Dimensions

Diameter: 28.5 mm. Weight: 17.44 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

67.896

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins