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Coin of Creteia-Flaviopolis with bust of Septimius Severus

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[inscription] Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Septimius Severus to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Demeter, holding two torches, stands right in car drawn by two winged serpents. Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr. to MFA, May 8, 1968

Credit Line

Gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr.

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

Mint

Creteia-Flaviopolis, Bithynia

Dimensions

Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 9.65 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

68.166

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins