Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Septimius Severus to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Eagle, wings spread, head to left with wreath in beak. Inscription in Greek.
By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (sale of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward sale by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour