Coin of Attalea with bust of Septimius Severus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 193–211


Mint: Pamphylia, Attalea

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 10.18 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

62.397

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Septimius Severus right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Athena, helmeted, standing within tetrastyle temple, holds Nike in right hand, spear in left. Patera in pediment.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1962: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; May 9, 1962: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 1,221.00 (this is the total cost for 62.364–62.462)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour