Coin of Alabanda with bust of Septimius Severus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 193–211


Mint: Asia: Caria, Alabanda

Dimensions

Diameter: 34.5 mm. Weight: 18.43 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.1125

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Septimius Severus to right. Counterstamp: Head of Geta?
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Apollo standing front, head to left, holds raven in right hand, laurel branch in left. At right, lyre on pedestal.
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