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Coin of Thyatira with head of Septimius Severus

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Obverse: Laureate head of Septimius Severus to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Selene-Hekate runs right, head left, crescent behind shoulders, holding torch in each hand. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

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

Thyatira, Asia: Lydia

Dimensions

Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 9.83 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.1286

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins