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Aureus of Septimius Severus, Rome


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Roman (r. AD 193 - 211)
Aureus of Septimius Severus, Rome, 200 -201 AD
Coin
Roman
,
3rd century AD
Roman period, Middle Imperial, 98-235 AD
Creation Place: Rome, Lazio, Italy
Gold
7.38 g
BMC V, p. 192, no. 192
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Frederick M. Watkins
, 1972.259
Department of Ancient and Byzantine Art & Numismatics
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Description
Obv.: Bust of Severus wearing lion's skin;
Rev.: Bust of Julia Domna, draped, r.
Bibliography
The Frederick M. Watkins Collection, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1973)

Exhibition History
The Frederick M. Watkins Collection, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 01/31/1973 - 03/14/1973
Roman Gallery Installation (long-term), Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 09/16/1999 - 01/20/2008
Gods in Color: Painted Sculpture of Classical Antiquity, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 09/22/2007 - 01/20/2008
Re-View: S422 Ancient & Byzantine Art & Numismatics, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 04/12/2008 - 06/18/2011