Coin of Attalea with bust of Septimius Severus, struck under Glycon Secundus
Mint: Asia: Lydia, Attalea
Diameter: 44.5 mm. Weight: 40.30 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: Caracalla and Geta, cuirassed and holding spears, stand on each side of column with Nike, wings spread, on top.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.
By date unknown: Thomas Ollive Mabbott Collection; by 1969: with Hans M. F. Schulman Gallery, 25 West 45th Street, New York, N.Y. 10017 (Schulman auction of the Mabbott Collection, June 6-11, 1969, lot 1786); 1969: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr. to MFA, November 19, 1969
Gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr.