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Coin of Carallia with bust of Severus Alexander

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Athena, helmeted, head left, stands holding Nike on right hand, spear in left. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By 1964: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., April 8, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Carallia, Cilicia

Dimensions

Diameter: 31.5 mm. Weight: 15.39 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.497

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins