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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).


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

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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


Lysinia, Pisidia


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

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The Ancient World


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