Coin of Thyatira with bust of Septimius Severus, struck under Cl. Aurelius Glycon

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 193–211


Mint: Asia: Lydia, Thyatira

Dimensions

Diameter: 46.5 mm. Weight: 41.06 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1998.563

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Septimius Severus right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Caracalla and Geta in military attire stand to left and right of lighted altar. The one at the left holds a spear, the one at the right a phiale.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Galerie für Griechische, Römische und Byzantinische Kunst, Katalog I, no. 68; 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 76.1971); 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