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Coin of Parlais with bust of Septimius Severus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Septimius Severus to left. IMPCAESLS EPSEVERP Reverse: Mên stands right holding spear in right hand, pine cone in left, resting left foot on bucranium. IVLAVGCO LPARLAIS (see media screen for scan of inscriptions indicating uncertain letters)

Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 193–211

Mint

Parlais, Lycaonia

Dimensions

Diameter: 21.5 mm. Weight: 5.05 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.1204

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins