Coin of Alabanda with bust of Septimius Severus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 193–211


Mint: Asia: Caria, Alabanda

Dimensions

Diameter: 28.5 mm. Weight: 8.78 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.161

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Septimius Severus to right.
Countermark: head of Geta (?)
Inscriptions in Greek around and within countermark.
Reverse: Zeus, naked, standing left, holds eagle on right hand and rests left on sceptre.
Inscription in Greek..

Provenance

One of a group of coins purchased in Greece or Asia Minor in 1963 by Cornelius C. Vermeule III on behalf of MFA with funds approved in advance by the Trustees; accessioned March 11, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour