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Coin of Iulia-Gordus with bust of Severus Alexander, struck under Iulianus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Herakles standing with club in right hand, lion skin over left arm. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1964: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., March 11, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Iulia-Gordus, Asia: Lydia

Dimensions

Diameter: 29.5 mm. Weight: 12.41 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.295

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins