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Coin of Caesarea with bust of Septimius Severus

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Septimius Severus to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Mt. Argaeus on altar within tetrastyle temple. In pediment, eagle?. MHTP O KA ICAPI. In ex.: E T - R (=B?)

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 181); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 194

Mint

Caesarea, Cappadocia

Dimensions

Diameter: 29.5 mm. Weight: 11.94 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

63.947

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins