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Coin of Hypaepa with bust of Septimius Severus, struck under Phlaon Hieracus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Septimius Severus to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: In center, cult statue of Artemis Anaïtis. At left, Caracalla in cloak and armor stands right with phiale and scepter-staff; at right Septimius Severus with phiale and orb. Inscriptions in Greek...

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Provenance

By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 auction of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962, lot 157, partial); purchased at the Woodward sale by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Hypaepa, Asia: Lydia

Dimensions

Diameter: 46.5 mm. Weight: 48.30 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.2916

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins