Coin of Etenna with bust of Severus Alexander

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 222–235


Mint: Pisidia, Etenna

Dimensions

Diameter: 31.5 mm. Weight: 13.87 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1972.10

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Youth stands, head to left, cornucopia in left hand.
Dog stands on each side. At left, coiled snake.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1971: with A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., 11 Adelphi Terrace, London WC2N 6BJ, England; purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., January 12, 1972

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour