Coin of Marcianopolis with bust of Severus Alexander, struck under Um. Tereventius

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 222–235


Mint: Moesia, q, Marcianopolis

Dimensions

Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 9.95 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.3018

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: Concordia to left, holding patera in right hand, cornucopia in left.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (sale of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward sale by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour