Aureus with bust of Septimius Severus

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 200–201


Mint: Italy, Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 7.35 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.5

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Septimius Severus, laureate, right, aegis around shoulders.
SEVERVSAVG PARTMAX
Reverse: Bust of Julia Domna right, hair waved in six ridges.
IVLIA AVGVSTA

Provenance

By date unknown: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; January 8, 1964: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour