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Roman coin of Emperor Severus
  • Italy
  • Roman coin of Emperor Severus, date unknown
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2479
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Description

Recto: Circular shaped coin with image of bearded man set in profile and facing left wearing a laurel wreath. Text surrounds image. Small beading design at top.

Verso: Image of figure standing ansd holding objects in both hands. Text surrounds image. Beading design forms the border.