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Coin of Sillyum with bust of Septimius Severus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Septimius Severus to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Mên standing, head right, holds sceptre in right hand, pine-cone left. Left foot on bucranium. Crescent behind shoulders. Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Sillyum, Pamphylia

Dimensions

Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 10.16 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

63.1162

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins