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Coin of Trapezus with bust of Otacilia Severa

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Obverse: Draped bust of Otacilia Severa to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Mithras on horseback right. At right altar and column (with cock on top ?). At left, tree. Inscription in Greek around and in exergue. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)


By 1969: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; July 1, 1969: purchased from Robert E. Hecht, Jr. by Mary B. Comstock for MFA; gift of Mary B. Comstock to MFA, September 23, 1969

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Gift of Miss Mary B. Comstock

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 244–245


Trapezus, Pontus


Diameter: 31.5 mm. Weight: 12.10 gm. Die Axis: 5

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The Ancient World


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