Coin of Ninica-Claudiopolis with bust of Severus Alexander

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 222–235


Mint: Cilicia, Ninica-Claudiopolis

Dimensions

Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 7.75 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.928

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander to right.
Inscription partly in Greek letters.
Reverse: Bust of City to right, wearing turreted crown.
Inscription partly in Greek letters.

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 161); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour