Coin of Anazarbus with bust of Septimius Severus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 204


Mint: Cilicia, Anazarbus

Dimensions

Diameter: 35.5 mm. Weight: 26.40 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1982.392

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: Priestly crown surrounded by thirteen heads.
Inscriptions in Greek within crown, at left, at right, below, and around.
Struck in year 223 = A.D. 204.

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By 1982: with Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., Suite 1100, 1050 Seventeenth Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036; purchased by MFA from Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., June 9, 1982

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour