Coin of Creteia-Flaviopolis with bust of Septimius Severus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 193–211


Mint: Bithynia, Creteia-Flaviopolis

Dimensions

Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 9.65 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

68.166

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: Demeter, holding two torches, stands right in car drawn by two winged serpents.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr. to MFA, May 8, 1968

Credit Line

Gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr.