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The head on the obverse is archaic in type, and very much resembles that of Sapor I. The crown has attached to it, in many cases, that "cheek-piece" which is otherwise confined to the first three monarchs of the line. These coins are the best from an artistic point of view; ...

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The meaning of otherwise in this sentence is in other respects; apart from that.

So you could say:

The crown has attached to it, in many cases, that "cheek-piece" which is otherwise(in other respects/apart from that) confined to the first three monarchs of the line.

Hope this gives you the answer.....

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  • I don't think it does... Except for the coin which is being discussed, the 'cheek-piece' is only pictured on coins of the first three monarchs. Feb 5 at 9:29

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