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Tetradrachm of Antioch with bust of Septimius Severus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Septimius Severus to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Eagle facing, head right. Star beneath. Inscription in Greek. Date is Cos. III = AD. 202-211.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; December 11, 1963: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 202–211

Mint

Antioch, Syria

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 12.28 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.2647

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins