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Coin of Nicaea with bust of Severus Alexander

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Three standards. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: R. Cyril Lockett Collection; by date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, March 8, 1967

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III

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

Mint

Nicaea, Bithynia

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 4.78 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

67.329

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins