Coin of Cremna with bust of Severus Alexander

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 222–235


Mint: Pisidia, Cremna

Dimensions

Diameter: 35.5 mm. Weight: 23.99 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

65.1315

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Severus Alexander to right.
IMPMAVRSEV ALEXANDROPFAVG
Reverse: Hygieia stands at left holding patera and serpent.
At right Asklepios stands with serpent-staff in right hand.
COLIVL AGE CREM (two reverse letters are unclear)

Provenance

By 1965: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., November 10, 1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour