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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


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

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

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


Corinth, Achaea: Peloponnese


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

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The Ancient World


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