Coin of Neocaesarea with bust of Septimius Severus
Mint: Pontus, Neocaesarea
Diameter: 32 mm. Weight: 18.46 gm. Die Axis: 11
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Bust of Septimius Severus right, laureate, cuirassed, draped.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Tetrastyle temple with disk in pediment and showing statue with left arm raised, standing on pedestal, between cella walls.
Inscription in Greek around and in exergue.
By date unknown with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin VIII, no. 30); purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art, April 9, 1959, for $ 196.50 (this is the total price for 59.232-59.244)
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour