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Coin of Perga with bust of Otacilia Severa

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Obverse: Draped bust of Otacilia Severa wearing stephane to right. Crescent behind shoulders. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Cult statue of Artemis of Perga in distyle temple with star at left, crescent at right. Eagle in pediment. Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.


By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 244–249


Perga, Pamphylia


Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 14.63 gm. Die Axis: 6

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The Ancient World


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