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Coin of Cremna with bust of Severus Alexander

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Severus Alexander to right. IMPMAVRSEV ALEXANDROPFAVG Reverse: Hygieia stands at left holding patera and serpent. At right Asklepios stands with serpent-staff in right hand. COLIVL AGE CREM (see media screen for scan indicating uncertain letters on reverse)

Provenance

By 1965: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., November 10, 1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 222–235

Mint

Cremna, Pisidia

Dimensions

Diameter: 35.5 mm. Weight: 23.99 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

65.1315

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins