Sestertius with head of Septimius Severus

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 194–195


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 31.5 mm. Weight: 19.20 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

62.566

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate head of Septimius Severus to right.
[L]SEPTSEVPE RTAVG[IMPIIII]
Reverse: The three Monetae standing front, heads to left, holding scales in right hands, cornucopiae in left.
Around: MON[ETAVGCOSIIPP] In ex.: SC

Provenance

By 1962: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Place, Philadelphia 3, Pa.; June 6, 1962: purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art for $ 20.00

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour