Coin of Stratonicea with busts of Septimius Severus and Julia Domna, struck under Leo

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 193–211


Mint: Asia: Caria, Stratonicea

Dimensions

Diameter: 38.5 mm. Weight: 24.11 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.1402

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Septimius Severus to right facing draped bust of Julia Domna to left.
Countermark: head of an emperor.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Zeus Panamaros riding to right, with sceptre and patera; altar at right.
Inscription in Greek around, under horse, and in exergue.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III