Coin of Amasea with bust of Septimius Severus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 206


Mint: Pontus, Amasea

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 16.33 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.1181

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Septimius Severus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Emperor on horseback to right, holding spear.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in field.

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