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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.

Provenance

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

Mint

Perga, Pamphylia

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

63.1153

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins