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Coin of Philomelium with bust of Otacilia Severa, struck under Mn. Hest[...]

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Obverse: Draped bust of Otacilia Severa right with crescent behind shoulders. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Circular temple with four columns and cupola raised on base. Facing statue stands within. In field right: B Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)


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

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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


Philomelium, Asia: Phrygia


Diameter: 31.5 mm. Weight: 14.98 gm. Die Axis: 12

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The Ancient World


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