Coin of Perinthus with bust of Septimius Severus
Mint: Thrace, Perinthus
Diameter: 29.5 mm. Weight: 13.21 gm. Die Axis: 6
Medium or Technique
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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Septimius Severus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Emperor on horseback right accompanied by two soldiers, one holding standard inscribed: IMP?/SEV. Fallen captive below horse.
In front, Nike extends wreath toward emperor.
Inscription in Greek in exergue.
By 1982: with Jeffrey Spier, P.O. Box 1082, Radio City Station, New York, N.Y. 10101; purchased by MFA from Jeffrey Spier, November 17, 1982
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour