Coin of Hyrgaleis with bust of Severus Alexander

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 222


Mint: Asia: Phrygia, Hyrgaleis

Dimensions

Diameter: 28.5 mm. Weight: 10.32 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

65.552

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Demeter stands, head left, holding three ears of corn in right hand, long torch in left.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, May 12, 1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour