Coin of Sillyum with bust of Septimius Severus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 193–211


Mint: Pamphylia, Sillyum

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 10.07 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.860

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bustof Septimius Severus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Warrior (Ares?) standing, head left, holds spear in right hand, sword in left.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 81); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour