Coin of Bizya with bust of Septimius Severus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 193–211


Mint: Thrace, Bizya

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 14.68 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

62.225

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Septimius Severus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Ceres seated on throne to left, holding ear of corn in right hand and sceptre in left.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1962: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin 18, no. 179); March 14, 1962: purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art for $ 78.50 (this is the total price for 62.224–62.248)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour