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Coin of Cremna with bust of Septimius Severus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Septimius Severus to right. IMP.CLSEPSEVER PERTINAVG Reverse: Founder (Augustus) standing to right, plowing with yoke of oxen, and holding vexillum. DIVOAVG in ex.: COLCRE

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 106); 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. 193–211

Mint

Cremna, Pisidia

Dimensions

Diameter: 35.5 mm. Weight: 21.73 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.882

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins