Tetradrachm of Antioch with bust of Septimius Severus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 202–205


Mint: Syria, Antioch

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 13.50 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

60.1148

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped bust of Septimus Severus right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Eagle, head left, with wreath in beak; beneath, star.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Place, Philadelphia 3, Pa.; October 13, 1960: purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art for $ 355.00 (this is the total price for 60.1146-60.1150)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour