Coin of Smyrna with bust of Severus Alexander

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 222–235


Mint: Asia: Ionia, Smyrna

Dimensions

Diameter: 38 mm. Weight: 25.44 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

1971.338

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: Wreath.
Inscriptions in Greek inside and around wreath.

Provenance

By 1971: with A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., The Adelphi, 1-11 John Adam Street, London, W.C. 2, England; October 13, 1971: purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd.,

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour