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Coin of Pogla with bust of Septimius Severus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Septimius Severus to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Cult image of Artemis Pergaia within distyle shrine. Star on each side of cult image. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1965: H. von Aulock Collection (Sylloge, no. 5144); by 1977: with Auctiones A.G., Aeschengraben 14, Basel, Switzerland (auction 7, June 7, 1977, lot 408); purchased on behalf of MFA at Auctiones auction 7 by Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G., September 14, 1977

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Pogla, Pisidia

Dimensions

Diameter: 35 mm. Weight: 22.89 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1977.609

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins