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Coin of Neoclaudiopolis with bust of Septimius Severus

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Septimius Severus to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Eagle with wreath in beak standing on altar to left, head turned to right. Standard on each side of altar. In exergue, Greek letters for the year = A.D. 200-201. Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XX, no. 103); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., March 20, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 200–201

Mint

Neoclaudiopolis, Paphlagonia

Dimensions

Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 13.05 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.212

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins