Coin of Alexandria Troas with bust of Severus Alexander

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 222–235


Mint: Asia: Troas, Alexandria Troas

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 6.79 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

62.457

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Severus Alexander right.
MCE]ALE. .XANDER
Obverse: Smithion seen from side and front.
Statue of Apollo, on steps, holding patera to right.
COLA [V]GA L. In ex.: TRO

Provenance

Said to be from the Campion Collection, sale November 1937, lot 152, partial; by 1962: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; May 9, 1962: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 1,221.00 (this is the total cost for 62.364–62.462)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour