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: 34.5 mm. Weight: 15.53 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.1378

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Septimius Severus at left facing draped bust of Julia right.
Countermarks: head of Athena above and Greek inscription below.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Hekate stands front, head left, torch in left hand, patera in right. Crescent and kalathos on her head. Lighted altar at her feet.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour