Coin of Koinon of Cyprus with bust of Septimius Severus
about A.D. 206–207
Diameter: 33.5 mm. Weight: 24.90 gm. Die Axis: 6
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Bust of Septimius Severus, laureate, draped, cuirassed, to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Temple of Aphrodite at Paphos, in front of which semi-circular court enclosed by lattice-work fence with open gates. Above center, star (?) within crescent. Dove on each side of roof. In center, cone with double flat top, flanked by star on right and left (?).
Inscriptions in Greek around and within court.
By 1963: with Leu and Co.'s Bank, Ltd., Bahnhofstrasse 32, Zurich, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Leu & Co.'s Bank, Ltd., April 10, 1963
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour