As with bust of Septimius Severus

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 208


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 11.05 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1998.597

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Septimius Severus to right.
SEVERVS PIVSAVG
Reverse: Emperor on horseback right accompanied by three soldiers.
PMTRPXVI in field: S C in ex.: PROFAVGG

Provenance

By date unknown: L. G. P. Messenger Collection; by 1951: with Glendining & Co. Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W 1 (auction of the L. G. P. Messenger Collection, November 21, lot 186); by date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; 1998 year-end gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III