Coin of Amasea with bust of Severus Alexander
Mint: Pontus, Amasea
Diameter: 33 mm. Weight: 23.91 gm. Die Axis: 1
Medium or Technique
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Obverse: Bust of Severus Alexander right, laureate, draped, cuirassed.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Altar, on which eagle with wings spread; above, quadriga of Helios facing.
Inscriptions in Greek around and above.
By date unknown: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin VIII, no. 29); purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art, June 9, 1959, for $ 17.00
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour