Coin of Magnesia-ad-Sipylum with bust of Severus Alexander, struck under Aur. Erasinus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 222–235


Mint: Asia: Lydia, Magnesia-ad-Sipylum

Dimensions

Diameter: 31.5 mm. Weight: 15.63 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

63.1118

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Wreath tied at bottom, within which: Greek inscription.
Around wreath: Greek inscription.

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