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As with head of Septimius Severus

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Obverse: Head of Septimius Severus, laureate, right. SEVERVS PIVSAVG Reverse: Roma seated left holding Victory and parazonium; behind, shield. VIRTVS AVGVSTOR SC (in exergue)

Provenance

By date unknown: Clarence S. Bement Collection; 1924: with Naville & Cie., 6 & 8 Rue Pécolat, Geneva, Switzerland (Naville auction 8 [Clarence S. Bement Collection], Hôtel Schweizerhof, Lucerne, Switzerland, June 25-28, 1924, lot 1177); by date unknown: U.S. Private Collection; anonymous gift to MFA, April 4, 1935

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 202–210

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 9.36 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

35.232

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins