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Coin of Lysinia with bust of Septimius Severus

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Obverse: Bust of Septimius Severus right, laureate, draped, cuirassed. (Inscription in Greek). Reverse: Two snaky-legged giants support an enthroned Zeus who holds phiale in his right hand and a spear in his left. The giants hold a rock in their outer hands. (Inscription in Greek).

Provenance

By 1994: with Frank L. Kovacs, P.O. Box 25300, San Mateo, California 94402; purchased by MFA from Frank L. Kovacs, December 14, 1994

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Lysinia, Pisidia

Dimensions

Diameter: 38.5 mm. Weight: 25.75 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1994.274

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins