User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Coin of Corcyra with bust of Septimius Severus

Start collecting

Obverse: Laureate bust of Septimius Severus to right. Inscription in Greek Reverse: Galley right, with sails and rowers. On prow, Nike. Inscription in Greek

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, December 16, 1998

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III

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

Mint

Corcyra, Epirus (Islands off)

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 12.20 gm. Die Axis: 4

Accession Number

1998.539

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins