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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2001.266
People
Septimius Severus, Roman (r. 193 - 211 CE)
Title
Coin of Corinth under Septimius Severus
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
193 - 211
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Corinth (Corinthia)
Period
Roman Imperial period, Middle
Culture
Roman Provincial
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/147294
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
9.3 g
Die Axis
5
Provenance
These coins were collected by Basil Dimitriadi from many different sources and dealers over a period of decades. They have long been in Switzerland.
Lanz 105, 26 November 2001, lot 854
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
NCP S 12,1
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, David M. Robinson Fund
Accession Year
2001
Object Number
2001.266
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obverse: Bust of Septimius Severus facing right. Counter-mark under chin. Reverse: Ino running to the right holding the baby Melikertes. Opposite her is a seated nude male personification of the Isthmus of Corinth.

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