Sestertius with bust of Severus Alexander
Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 20.96 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Bust of Severus Alexander, laureate, right, with slight drapery on left shoulder.
Reverse: Providentia standing left, holding in right hand ears of grain over modius, and in left cornucopiae.
PROVIDENTIAAVG in field: S C
By 1888: with van Lennep, Smyrna; purchased by MFA from van Lennep, January 5, 1888, for $75.00 (this figure is the total price for 88.12-88.262)
Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation