Coin of Elaea with bust of Septimius Severus, struck under A. Hippius Zeno

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 193–211


Mint: Asia: Aeolis, Elaea

Dimensions

Diameter: 46 mm. Weight: 46.04 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

66.6

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: Emperor on horseback to right, right hand raised.
Trophy at right with bound captive at base.
Inscription in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By 1965: with Bank Leu & Co. AG, Bahnhofstrasse 32, Zurich, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Bank Leu & Co. AG, January 12, 1966

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour