Coin of Neoclaudiopolis with bust of Septimius Severus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 200–201


Mint: Paphlagonia, Neoclaudiopolis

Dimensions

Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 13.05 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.212

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Septimius Severus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Eagle with wreath in beak standing on altar to left, head turned to right. Standard on each side of altar.
In exergue, Greek letters for the year = A.D. 200-201.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XX, no. 103); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., March 20, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour