Coin of Thyatira with bust of Severus Alexander

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 222–235


Mint: Asia: Lydia, Thyatira

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 6.99 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.550

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: Wolf and Twins to right.
Inscription in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By date unknown: R. Cyril Lockett Collection; by 1961: said to be with Glendining & Co., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (auction of the R. Cyril Lockett Collection, February 21-23, 1961, lot 2911, partial); by date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, April 8, 1964

Credit Line

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