Coin of Thyatira with bust of Septimius Severus, struck under Hermogenes
Mint: Asia: Lydia, Thyatira
Diameter: 43.5 mm. Weight: 44.38 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: Zeus Lydios with sceptre and eagle stands at left. In center Athena, helmeted, holds spear. At right Apollo Tyrimnaeos holds double axe and laurel branch (?).
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.
By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (sale of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward sale by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour