Coin of Nicaea with bust of Severus Alexander

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 222–235


Mint: Bithynia, Nicaea

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 4.78 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

67.329

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: Three standards.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: R. Cyril Lockett Collection; by date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, March 8, 1967

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III