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Coin of Mylasa with bust of Septimius Severus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Septimius Severus to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Trident with double-ace on crab, all within laurel wreath. Inscription in Greek around the inside of wreath. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

One of a group of coins purchased in Greece or Asia Minor in 1963 by Cornelius C. Vermeule III on behalf of MFA with funds approved in advance by the Trustees; accessioned March 11, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Mylasa, Asia: Caria

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 6.34 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

64.162

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins