Coin of Stratonicea with bust of Severus Alexander

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 222–235


Mint: Asia: Caria, Stratonicea

Dimensions

Diameter: 32 mm. Weight: 15.65 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

1987.35

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Athena stands at left holding spear facing Zeus in the center holding scepter in left hand, with Hera at right, phiale in right hand, scepter in left.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1986: with Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., Suite 1104, 7910 Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland 20814 (Waddell List 25, no. 106); purchased by MFA from Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., January 21, 1987

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour