Coin of Sebastopolis-Heracleopolis with bust of Septimius Severus
Mint: Pontus, Sebastopolis-Heracleopolis
Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 13.00 gm. Die Axis: 4
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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Septimius Severus to right.
Inscription in Greek around.
Reverse: Statue of Herakles on pedestal within shrine.
Inscription in Greek around and in exergue.
Greek letters in field at left and right = year 208 (era starts at 3 B.C.).
By 1984: with Jeffrey Spier, 1750 Central Avenue, Wilmette, Illinois 60091; purchased by MFA from Jeffrey Spier, December 19, 1984
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour