Coin of Cnidus with bust of Septimius Severus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 193–211


Mint: Asia: Caria, Cnidus

Dimensions

Diameter: 29.5 mm. Weight: 11.14 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

63.1231

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: Asklepios standing, holding serpent-staff in left hand.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour