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Coin of Stratonicea with busts of Septimius Severus and Julia Domna, struck under Leo

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Septimius Severus at left facing draped bust of Julia right. Countermarks: above, head of Athena and below, inscription in Greek. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Hekate stands front, head left, torch in left hand, patera in right. Crescent and...

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Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Stratonicea, Asia: Caria

Dimensions

Diameter: 34.5 mm. Weight: 15.53 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.1378

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins