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Sestertius with head of Septimius Severus

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Obverse: Laureate head of Septimius Severus to right. [L]SEPTSEVPE RTAVG[IMPIIII] Reverse: The three Monetae standing front, heads to left, holding scales in right hands, cornucopiae in left. Around: MON[ETAVGCOSIIPP] In ex.: SC

Provenance

By 1962: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Place, Philadelphia 3, Pa.; June 6, 1962: purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art for $ 20.00

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 194–195

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 31.5 mm. Weight: 19.20 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

62.566

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins