Coin of Pessinus with bust of Septimius Severus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 193–211


Mint: Galatia, Pessinus

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 15.44 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

1984.251

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Septimius Severus to left.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Temple facade, with six columns.
Inscriptions in Greek in field and exergue.

Provenance

By 1984: with Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., Suite 1104, 7910 Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814 (Buy or Bid Sale, No. 1, April 16, 1984, lot 113); purchased by MFA from Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., June 13, 1984

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour