Coin of Tabala with bust of Severus Alexander, struck under P. Fronto and Agathephorus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 222–235


Mint: Asia: Lydia, Tabala

Dimensions

Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 9.25 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

64.1281

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: Radiate horseman right, double-axe over left shoulder.
Inscriptions in Greek around and below horse.

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