Coin of Iulia-Gordus with bust of Severus Alexander, struck under Iulianus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 222–235


Mint: Asia: Lydia, Iulia-Gordus

Dimensions

Diameter: 29.5 mm. Weight: 12.41 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.295

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: Herakles standing with club in right hand, lion skin over left arm.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1964: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., March 11, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour