Coin of Carallia with bust of Severus Alexander

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 222–235


Mint: Cilicia, Carallia

Dimensions

Diameter: 31.5 mm. Weight: 15.39 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.497

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: Athena, helmeted, head left, stands holding Nike on right hand, spear in left.
Inscription in Greek.

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By 1964: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., April 8, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour