Coin of Marcianopolis with bust of Severus Alexander, struck under Fir. Philopappus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 222–235


Mint: Moesia, Marcianopolis

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 8.64 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

62.422

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: Hera, standing left, holds patera in right hand and sceptre in left.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1962: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; May 9, 1962: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 1,221.00 (this is the total cost for 62.364–62.462)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour