Coin of Aspendus with bust of Severus Alexander

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 222–235


Mint: Pamphylia, Aspendus

Dimensions

Diameter: 32.5 mm. Weight: 17.11 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.561

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Apollo standing left with laurel branch in right hand, tripod under left arm.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1961: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection (purchased at Side, July 1961); gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, April 8, 1964

Credit Line

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