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Coin of Aspendus with bust of Severus Alexander

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Apollo standing left with laurel branch in right hand, tripod under left arm. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)


By 1961: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection (purchased at Side, July 1961); gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, April 8, 1964

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

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


Aspendus, Pamphylia


Diameter: 32.5 mm. Weight: 17.11 gm. Die Axis: 12

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The Ancient World


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