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Coin of Apollonia with bust of Septimius Severus

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Obverse: Laureate bust (seen from back) left, nude, with shield or aegis (?) and spear. (Inscription in Greek). Reverse: Temple, with statue of Herakles inside, altar in front. (Inscription in Greek).

Provenance

By 1959: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; December 14, 1960: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 12.00

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 193–211

Mint

Apollonia, Illyria

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 20.13 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

60.1446

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins