Coin of Germanicopolis with bust of Septimius Severus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 208–209


Mint: Paphlagonia, Germanicopolis

Dimensions

Diameter: 31.5 mm. Weight: 16.05 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

67.317

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: Eagle, head turned right with wreath in beak, perched left on altar, between two standards.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, March 8, 1967

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III