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Coin of Carallia with bust of Septimius Severus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Septimius Severus to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Zeus enthroned to left, holding eagle on right hand and sceptre-staff in left. Inscription in Greek.

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 155); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 193–211

Mint

Carallia, Cilicia

Dimensions

Diameter: 35 mm. Weight: 19.65 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.923

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins