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Coin of Prostanna (?) with bust of Septimius Severus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Septimius Severus to right. Countermark at right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Within distyle shrine, Mên stands holding pine-cone and sceptre. Left and right above, bird, below, lion. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for...

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Provenance

By 1964: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., October 14, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Prostanna (?), Pisidia

Dimensions

Diameter: 34 mm. Weight: 20.50 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

64.1939

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins