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Denarius with bust of Septimius Severus

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Obverse: Bust of Septimius Severus, laureate, right. SEVERVS PIVSAVG Reverse: Arch of Septimius Severus, topped by chariot with six horses in center and equestrian statues at left and right. COS IIIPP

Provenance

By 1966: with Edward Gans, Numismatic Fine Arts, 10 Rock Lane, Berkeley, California 94708; purchased by MFA from Edward Gans, April 13, 1966

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, about A.D. 206

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 19.5 mm. Weight: 3.18 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

66.244

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins