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Coin of Corinth with bust of Septimius Severus

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Septimius Severus to right. L SEPTSEVP ERTAVGIMPIII Reverse: At left in front of tree, bull to right. At right, circular temple of Melikertes. CLI COR

Provenance

By date unknown: Lord Grantley's Collection; by date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; 1998 year-end gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA

Credit Line

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

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

Mint

Corinth, Achaea: Peloponnese

Dimensions

Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 9.48 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

1998.615

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins