Coin of Neocaesarea with bust of Septimius Severus
Mint: Pontus, Neocaesarea
Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 14.44 gm. Die Axis: 12
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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Septimius Severus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Tyche of Neocaesarea, wearing kalathos and holding cornucopia, seated left on rock. At left three Tychai of Koinon of Pontus; at right two.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.
By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour