Coin of Acmonea with bust of Severus Alexander

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 222–235


Mint: Asia: Phrygia, Acmonea

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 8.04 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.1243

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Hygieia stands at left holding serpent and patera facing Asklepios at right holding serpent-staff.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour