Coin of Apamea with bust of Severus Alexander, struck under Po. Aelius Rufus
Mint: Asia: Phrygia, Apamea
Diameter: 36 mm. Weight: 24.13 gm. Die Axis: 7
Medium or Technique
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Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander to right. Gorgoneion on breastplate.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Tyche standing to left and Zeus Nikephoros enthroned to left.
Inscriptions In Greek around and in exergue.
(Note that the reverse legend is incorrect on the media screen. The letters with dots underneath should read: TP)
By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour