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Coin of Ninica-Claudiopolis with bust of Severus Alexander

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander to right. Inscription partly in Greek letters. Reverse: Bust of City to right, wearing turreted crown. Inscription partly in Greek letters.

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 161); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Ninica-Claudiopolis, Cilicia

Dimensions

Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 7.75 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.928

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins