Coin of Neocaesarea with bust of Severus Alexander

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 234


Mint: Pontus, Neocaesarea

Dimensions

Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 14.70 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

63.1203

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: Prize crown, with two palm-branches, on table. On each side, prize crown with one palm-branch.
Inscriptions in Greek below table, around, and in exergue.

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour