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Coin of Perinthus with bust of Septimius Severus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Septimius Severus to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Two temples facing each other. Above, two agonistic urns containing palms. Inscriptions in Greek above and below.

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. 193–211

Mint

Perinthus, Thrace

Dimensions

Diameter: 44 mm. Weight: 64.85 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.1241

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins