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Coin of Selge with bust of Severus Alexander

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander to right. Inscription in Greek. R4everse: Tyche standing, head to left, with rudder in right hand, cornucopia in left. Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 143); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 222–235

Mint

Selge, Pisidia

Dimensions

Diameter: 30.5 mm. Weight: 16.53 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.914

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins