Coin of Philadelphia with bust of Severus Alexander, struck under Iul. Aristo Iulianus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 222–235


Mint: Asia: Lydia, Philadelphia

Dimensions

Diameter: 30.5 mm. Weight: 12.14 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.1194

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Horse pacing right on back of which is a coiled serpent.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour