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Coin of Hierapolis-Castabala with bust of Septimius Severus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Septimius Severus to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Draped bust of Julia Domna right. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By 1975: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; March 25, 1975: purchased from Robert E. Hecht, Jr. by Mary B. Comstock for MFA; gift of Mary B. Comstock to MFA, April 9, 1975

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary B. Comstock

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

Mint

Hierapolis-Castabala, Cilicia

Dimensions

Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 11.30 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1975.303

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins