Coin of Parlais with bust of Septimius Severus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 193–211


Mint: Lycaonia, Parlais

Dimensions

Diameter: 21.5 mm. Weight: 5.05 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.1204

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Septimius Severus to left.
IMPCAESLS EPSEVERP
Reverse: Mên stands right holding spear in right hand, pine cone in left, resting left foot on bucranium.
IVLAVGCO LPARLAIS

(not all letters in the inscriptions are clear)

Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour