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Coin of Neocaesarea with bust of Severus Alexander

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Two tetrastyle temples. Above, prize crown with two palm branches. Inscription in Greek around and in exergue. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)


By 1969: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; July 1, 1969: purchased from Robert E. Hecht, Jr. by Mary B. Comstock for MFA; gift of Mary B. Comstock to MFA, September 23, 1969

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Gift of Miss Mary B. Comstock

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 234–235


Neocaesarea, Pontus


Diameter: 28.5 mm. Weight: 16.95 gm. Die Axis: 6

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The Ancient World


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