Coin of Etenna with bust of Septimius Severus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 193–211


Mint: Pisidia, Etenna

Dimensions

Diameter: 32 mm. Weight: 16.08 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

1986.349

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: Female figure (Maenad ) at left moving right, holding snake.
At right Dionysos (?) crowning himself, panther (?) by his right leg.
In field at left, uncertain object.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1986: with Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., Suite 1104, 7910 Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland 20814 (List 24, Summer, 1986, no. 95); purchased by MFA from Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., September 17, 1986

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour