Coin of Carallia with bust of Septimius Severus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 193–211


Mint: Cilicia, Carallia

Dimensions

Diameter: 35 mm. Weight: 19.65 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.923

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Septimius Severus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Zeus enthroned to left, holding eagle on right hand and sceptre-staff in left.
Inscription in Greek.

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 155); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour