Coin of Nesibis with bust of Severus Alexander

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 222–235


Mint: Mesopotamia, Nesibis

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 12.57 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.115

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bustof Severus Alexander to right. Drapery on left shoulder.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Turreted, veiled, draped bust of Tyche right.
Above, sign of Aries. In field right, star.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with B. H. Kazandjian, 58 Langdon Avenue, Watertown, Mass.; purchased by MFA from B. H. Kazandjian, February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour