Coin of Antioch with bust of Severus Alexander

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 222–235


Mint: Pisidia, Antioch

Dimensions

Diameter: 34 mm. Weight: 22.28 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

63.2951

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Severus Alexander to right.
IM PCAESSEVE RALEXANDE R (no crossbar on the As)
Reverse: Wolf nursing twins to right. At left, tree.
COLCAESANTIOCH (no crossbar on the As)
In exergue: SR

Provenance

By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (sale of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward sale by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour