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Coin of Bizya with bust of Septimius Severus, struck under T. Statilius Barbarus

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Obverse: Bust of Septimius Severus, laureate, draped, cuirassed, right. (*add Greek*). Reverse: Kapaneus to right, with spear, shield, and ladder. (*add Greek*).


By 1981: with Frank Sternberg, Bahnhofstrasse 84, CH-8001 Zurich, Switzerland (auction 11, November 20-21, lot 229); by 1982: with Jeffrey Spier, P.O. Box 1082, Radio City Station, New York, N.Y. 10101; purchased by MFA from Jeffrey Spier, September 15, 1982

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 196–198


Bizya, Thrace


Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 11.24 gm. Die Axis: 7

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The Ancient World


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