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Coin of Hierapolis in alliance with Ephesus with bust of Otacilia Severa

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Obverse: Draped bust of Otacilia Severa, wearing stephane, to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Two prize wreaths containing letters in Greek. Inscriptions in Greek around and in field.

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 244–249

Mint

Hierapolis and Ephesus (Alliance), Asia: Phrygia and Ionia

Dimensions

Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 6.60 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.1149

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins