Coin of Acrasus with bust of Severus Alexander
Mint: Asia: Lydia, Acrasus
Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 7.33 gm. Die Axis: 6
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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Hygieia and Asklepios standing front, heads facing each other.
Hygieia, at left, feeds serpent.
Asklepios, at right, leans on serpent-staff.
Inscription in Greek around and in exergue.
By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour