Coin of Corcyra with bust of Septimius Severus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
about A.D. 193–211


Mint: Epirus (Islands off), Corcyra

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 12.20 gm. Die Axis: 4

Accession Number

1998.539

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: Galley right, with sails and rowers. On prow, Nike.
Inscription in Greek

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, December 16, 1998

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III