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Coin of Neocaesarea with bust of Septimius Severus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Septimius Severus to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Tyche of Neocaesarea, wearing kalathos and holding cornucopia, seated left on rock. At left three Tychai of Koinon of Pontus; at right two. Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.


By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 206


Neocaesarea, Pontus


Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 14.44 gm. Die Axis: 12

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The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins