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Coin of Apamea with bust of Severus Alexander, struck under Po. Aelius Rufus

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Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander to right. Gorgoneion on breastplate. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Tyche standing to left and Zeus Nikephoros enthroned to left. Inscriptions In Greek around and in exergue. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions) (Note that the...

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Provenance

By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Apamea, Asia: Phrygia

Dimensions

Diameter: 36 mm. Weight: 24.13 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

64.1170

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins