Tetradrachm of Antioch with bust of Septimius Severus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 202–211


Mint: Syria, Antioch

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 12.28 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.2647

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Septimius Severus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Eagle facing, head right. Star beneath.
Inscription in Greek.

Date is Cos. III = AD. 202-211.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; December 11, 1963: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour