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Coin of Sebastopolis-Heracleopolis with bust of Septimius Severus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Septimius Severus to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Statue of Herakles on pedestal within shrine. Inscription in Greek around and in exergue. Greek letters in field at left and right = year 208 (era starts at 3 B.C.). (see media screen...

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By 1984: with Jeffrey Spier, 1750 Central Avenue, Wilmette, Illinois 60091; purchased by MFA from Jeffrey Spier, December 19, 1984

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 205–206


Sebastopolis-Heracleopolis, Pontus


Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 13.00 gm. Die Axis: 4

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The Ancient World


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