Sestertius with bust of Septimius Severus

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 193


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 22.51 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

65.456

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Septimius Severus, laureate, right.
IMPCAESL.SEPT SEVPERTAVG
Reverse: Fides stands, head left, holding Victory on right hand, vexillum in left.
FIDEILEGTRPCOS S C (left and right in field)

Provenance

By 1965: with A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., 1-11 John Adam Street, The Adelphi, London, W.C. 2; purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., April 14, 1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour