Coin of Halicarnassus with bust of Septimius Severus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 193–211


Mint: Asia: Caria, Halicarnassus

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 14.30 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.2608

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: Tetrastyle temple, within which statue of Homonoia standing, head to left, holding patera in right hand over altar. Cornucopia in left hand.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (auction of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward auction by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour