Coin of Seleucia-ad-Calycadnum with bust of Severus Alexander

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 222–235


Mint: Cilicia, Seleucia-ad-Calycadnum

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 10.94 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.1173

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander to right. Countermark at mark.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Infant Zeus facing on throne; on each side and behind three Kuretes beating shields.
Inscription in Greek.

Inscription

See attached media

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