Coin of Etenna with bust of Severus Alexander

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 222–235


Mint: Pisidia, Etenna

Dimensions

Diameter: 29.5 mm. Weight: 10.96 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1997.165

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: At left, woman turns away from single-coiled snake; at right; herdsman (?), with sheep (?) at his side, raised his right arm.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

1997, anonymous gift to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 17, 1997)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift