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Coin of Attalea with bust of Septimius Severus, struck under Glycon Secundus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Septimius Severus to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Caracalla and Geta, cuirassed and holding spears, stand on each side of column with Nike, wings spread, on top. Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue. (see media screen for Greek...

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Provenance

By date unknown: Thomas Ollive Mabbott Collection; by 1969: with Hans M. F. Schulman Gallery, 25 West 45th Street, New York, N.Y. 10017 (Schulman auction of the Mabbott Collection, June 6-11, 1969, lot 1786); 1969: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr. to MFA, November 19, 1969

Credit Line

Gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr.

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

Mint

Attalea, Asia: Lydia

Dimensions

Diameter: 44.5 mm. Weight: 40.30 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

69.1254

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins