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Coin of Attalea with bust of Septimius Severus

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Septimius Severus right. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscription) Reverse: Athena, helmeted, standing within tetrastyle temple, holds Nike in right hand, spear in left. Patera in pediment. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen...

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Provenance

By 1962: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; May 9, 1962: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 1,221.00 (this is the total cost for 62.364–62.462)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Attalea, Pamphylia

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 10.18 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

62.397

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins