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Coin of Neocaesarea with bust of Septimius Severus

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Obverse: Bust of Septimius Severus right, laureate, cuirassed, draped. Inscription in Greek around (not shown on media screen). Reverse: Tetrastyle temple with disk in pediment and showing statue with left arm raised, standing on pedestal, between cella walls. Inscription in Greek around and in...

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Provenance

By date unknown with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin VIII, no. 30); purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art, April 9, 1959, for $ 196.50 (this is the total price for 59.232-59.244)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 206–207

Mint

Neocaesarea, Pontus

Dimensions

Diameter: 32 mm. Weight: 18.46 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

59.233

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins