Coin of Botrys with bust of Severus Alexander
Mint: Syria, Botrys
Diameter: 24.5 mm. Weight: 5.78 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Astarte standing in a hexastyle temple with an arcuated lintel.
Inscriptions in Greek around and at lower left.
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)
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour