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.

Denarius with bust of Severus Alexander

Start collecting

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander to right. IMPCMAVRSEVALEXANDAVG Reverse: Aequitas stands holding scales and cornucopia. AEQVITASAVG

Provenance

By date unknown: Malcolm Storer Collection; gift of Malcolm Storer to MFA, 1932

Credit Line

Storer Collection

Roman, Imperial Period, about A.D. 223

Mint

Antioch

Dimensions

Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 3.00 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

32.946

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not on View
Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins