Coin of Trapezus with bust of Otacilia Severa

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 244–245


Mint: Pontus, Trapezus

Dimensions

Diameter: 31.5 mm. Weight: 12.10 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

69.1085

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Otacilia Severa to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Mithras on horseback right.
At right altar and column (with cock on top ). At left, tree.
Inscription in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By 1969: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; July 1, 1969: purchased from Robert E. Hecht, Jr. by Mary B. Comstock for MFA; gift of Mary B. Comstock to MFA, September 23, 1969

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary B. Comstock