Coin of Nicaea with bust of Septimius Severus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 193–211


Mint: Bithynia, Nicaea

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 7.78 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

67.328

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Septimius Severus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Cybele on lion to right, tympanum in right hand, scepter in left.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, March 8, 1967

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III