Coin of Apollonia with bust of Septimius Severus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 193–211


Mint: Illyria, Apollonia

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 20.13 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

60.1446

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust (seen from back) left, nude, with shield or aegis (?) and spear.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Temple, with statue of Herakles inside, altar in front.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1959: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; December 14, 1960: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 12.00

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour