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Coin of Nicaea with bust of Severus Alexander

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Severus Alexander to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Pan stands, head left, with branch in left hand. Inscription in Greek around and in exergue. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1964: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., October 14, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Nicaea, Bithynia

Dimensions

Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 10.06 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.1932

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins