Coin of Prostanna (?) with bust of Septimius Severus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 193–211


Mint: Pisidia, Prostanna (?)

Dimensions

Diameter: 34 mm. Weight: 20.50 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

64.1939

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Septimius Severus to right.
Countermark at right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Within distyle shrine, Mên stands holding pine-cone and sceptre.
Left and right above, bird, below, lion.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1964: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., October 14, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour