Coin of Stratonicea with busts of Septimius Severus and Julia Domna, struck under Ti. Claudius Aristeas

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 193–211


Mint: Asia: Caria, Stratonicea

Dimensions

Diameter: 36.5 mm. Weight: 20.53 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.233

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Septimus Severus to right, facing draped bust of Julia Domna to left.
Countermarks: head of Gallienus (?) and inscription in Greek.
Inscription in Greek around.
Reverse: Cult-image of Ephesian Artemis facing, flanked by stags.
Star and crescent left and right, above.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXI, no. 252); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., March 20, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour