Coin of Caesarea with bust of Septimius Severus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 194


Mint: Cappadocia, Caesarea

Dimensions

Diameter: 29.5 mm. Weight: 11.94 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

63.947

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Septimius Severus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Mt. Argaeus on altar within tetrastyle temple. In pediment, eagle?.
MHTP O KA ICAPI. In ex.: E T - R (=B?)

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 181); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour