Denarius with bust of Aquilia Severa, struck under Elagabalus

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 220–222


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 3.30 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1998.549

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Aquilia Severa to right.
IVLIAAQVILIASEVERAAVG
Reverse: Concordia standing, head left, cornucopia in left hand, patera in right above lighted altar. In field right, star.
 CONCORDIA

Provenance

By date unknown: with Seaby, London; purchased by Cornelius C. Vermeule III from Seaby, September 1950; 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