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Coin of Koinon of Cyprus with bust of Septimius Severus

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Obverse: Bust of Septimius Severus, laureate, draped, cuirassed, to right. (Inscription in Greek). Reverse: Temple of Aphrodite at Paphos, in front of which semi-circular court enclosed by lattice-work fence with open gates. Above center, star (?) within crescent. Dove on each side of roof. ...

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Provenance

By 1963: with Leu and Co.'s Bank, Ltd., Bahnhofstrasse 32, Zurich, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Leu & Co.'s Bank, Ltd., April 10, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, about A.D. 206–207

Mint

Cyprus

Dimensions

Diameter: 33.5 mm. Weight: 24.90 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.423

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins