Coin of Cremna with bust of Septimius Severus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 193–211


Mint: Cremna, Pisidia

Dimensions

Diameter: 35.5 mm. Weight: 21.73 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.882

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Septimius Severus to right.
IMP.CLSEPSEVER PERTINAVG
Reverse: Founder (Augustus) standing to right, plowing with yoke of oxen, and holding vexillum.
DIVOAVG in ex.: COLCRE

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 106); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour