Coin of Pergamum with bust of Septimius Severus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 193–211


Mint: Asia: Mysia, Pergamum

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 3.79 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.2909

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: Asklepios standing, head to left, holds serpent-staff in right hand.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (sale of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward sale by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour