Coin of Perinthus with bust of Septimius Severus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 193–211


Mint: Thrace, Perinthus

Dimensions

Diameter: 44 mm. Weight: 64.85 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.1241

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Septimius Severus to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Two temples facing each other.
Above, two agonistic urns containing palms.
Inscriptions in Greek above and below.

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