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Coin

Object Number:31-50-359
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Imperial Roman
Provenience: Israel
Beth Shean
Archaeology Area: CN 243, nothern grave, running E-W, Class J
Manufacture Location: Palestine
Maker: Septimus Severus
Locus: C.N. 243, northern grave, running E-W
Period: Imperial Roman Period
Date Made: 193-211 AD
Early Date: 193
Late Date: 211
Section:Near Eastern
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Septimius Severus
Outside Diameter:2.1 cm
Credit Line:Expedition to Beth Shean (Beisan); Clarence Fisher, 1931
Other Number:30-9-117 - Field No SF

Description

Newell: Greek and Greco-Roman

“Uncertain Mint, Septimius Severus, 193-211 AD

Obverse: Laureate, draped bust of Septimius Severus to r. Inscription obliterated.

Reverse:Types and inscription completely obliterated. Style and fabric is Palestinian."

Bibliography:

[Article] Witschonke, Richard, and Newell, Edward T. 2008. "Coins from the Excavations at Beisan (Nysa-Scythopolis, Tel Beth Shean): 1929-1935". American Journal of Numismatics. Vol. AJN Second Series 20. pg. 1-52 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 4/Plate 1, no. 5View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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