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Sestertius with bust of Septimius Severus

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Obverse: Bust of Septimius Severus, laureate, right. IMPCAESL.SEPT SEVPERTAVG Reverse: Fides stands, head left, holding Victory on right hand, vexillum in left. FIDEILEGTRPCOS S C (left and right in field)

Provenance

By 1965: with A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., 1-11 John Adam Street, The Adelphi, London, W.C. 2; purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., April 14, 1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 193

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 22.51 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

65.456

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins