Coin of Perinthus with bust of Severus Alexander

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 222–235


Mint: Thrace, Perinthus

Dimensions

Diameter: 36 mm. Weight: 21.81 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

64.2152

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Demeter sits left, holding corn ears in right hand, torch in left.
Inscription in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By 1964: with Euripides S. Sepheriades; purchased by MFA from Euripides S. Sepheriades, December 9, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour