Coin of Selge with bust of Severus Alexander

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 222–235


Mint: Pisidia, Selge

Dimensions

Diameter: 30.5 mm. Weight: 16.53 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.914

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.
R4everse: Tyche standing, head to left, with rudder in right hand, cornucopia in left.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 143); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour