Coin of Lysinia with bust of Septimius Severus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 193–211


Mint: Pisidia, Lysinia

Dimensions

Diameter: 38.5 mm. Weight: 25.75 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1994.274

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Septimius Severus right, laureate, draped, cuirassed.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Two snaky-legged giants support an enthroned Zeus who holds phiale in his right hand and a spear in his left. The giants hold a rock in their outer hands.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1994: with Frank L. Kovacs, P.O. Box 25300, San Mateo, California 94402; purchased by MFA from Frank L. Kovacs, December 14, 1994

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour