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Coin of Nesibis with bust of Severus Alexander

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Obverse: Laureate bustof Severus Alexander to right. Drapery on left shoulder. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Turreted, veiled, draped bust of Tyche right. Above, sign of Aries. In field right, star. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1963: with B. H. Kazandjian, 58 Langdon Avenue, Watertown, Mass.; purchased by MFA from B. H. Kazandjian, February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 222–235

Mint

Nesibis, Mesopotamia

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 12.57 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.115

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins