Coin of Thyatira in alliance with Pergamum with bust of Septimius Severus, struck under Moschus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 193–211


Mint: Asia: Lydia and Mysia, Thyatira and Pergamum (Alliance)

Dimensions

Diameter: 46.5 mm. Weight: 40.81 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1998.564

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Septimius Severus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Asklepios stands at left with snake-encircled staff looking towards Apollo Tyrimnaios at right, branch in his lowered right hand.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Galerie für Griechische, Römische und Byzantinische Kunst, Katalog I, no. 69 (as unpublished); purchased from Galerie für Griechische, Römische und Byzantinische Kunst by Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III; loaned to MFA by Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III, June 7, 1971 (as 77.1971); gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, December 16, 1998

Credit Line

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