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Coin of Marcianopolis with bust of Septimius Severus, struck under Iul. Faustinianus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Septimius Severus to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Eagle, wings spread, head to left with wreath in beak. Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (sale of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); 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

Marcianopolis, Moesia

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 9.78 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

63.3016

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins