Coin of Anazarbus with bust of Severus Alexander

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 222–235


Mint: Cilicia, Anazarbus

Dimensions

Diameter: 28.5 mm. Weight: 17.44 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

67.896

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Nike in biga right, laurel branch in right hand.
Inscriptions in Greek around, above and below biga, and in exergue.

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, September 13, 1967

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III