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Coin of Hierapolis and Smyrna with bust of Otacilia Severa

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Obverse: Draped bust of Otacilia Severa to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Two prize crowns holding palms. Inscriptions in Greek on crown at left, on crown at right, below crowns, and around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., Suite 1104, 7910 Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland 20814 (List 24, Summer, 1986, no. 99); September 17, 1986: purchased by MFA from Edward J. Waddell, Ltd.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Hierapolis and Smyrna (Alliance), Asia Minor: Phrygia and Ionia

Dimensions

Diameter: 31.5 mm. Weight: 10.49 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1986.353

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins