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Coin of Acmonea with bust of Severus Alexander

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Hygieia stands at left holding serpent and patera facing Asklepios at right holding serpent-staff. Inscription in Greek.

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

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 222–235

Mint

Acmonea, Asia: Phrygia

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 8.04 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.1243

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins