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Coin of Etenna with bust of Severus Alexander

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: At left, woman turns away from single-coiled snake; at right; herdsman (?), with sheep (?) at his side, raised his right arm. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1997: Anonymous private collection; anonymous gift to MFA, September 17, 1997

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

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

Mint

Etenna, Pisidia

Dimensions

Diameter: 29.5 mm. Weight: 10.96 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1997.165

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins