Coin of Neocaesarea with bust of Severus Alexander

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 234–235


Mint: Pontus, Neocaesarea

Dimensions

Diameter: 28.5 mm. Weight: 16.95 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

69.1084

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: Two tetrastyle temples.
Above, prize crown with two palm branches.
Inscription in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By 1969: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; July 1, 1969: purchased from Robert E. Hecht, Jr. by Mary B. Comstock for MFA; gift of Mary B. Comstock to MFA, September 23, 1969

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary B. Comstock