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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)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary B. Comstock

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

Mint

Trapezus, Pontus

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

69.1085

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins