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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2008.2.169
Title
Coin of Aelia Capitolina under Alexander Severus
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
222-235 CE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Asia, Aelia Capitolina (Palestine)
Period
Roman Imperial period
Culture
Roman Provincial
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/322717
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
8.4 g
2.2 cm (7/8 in.)
Die Axis
2
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: Illegible
  • Reverse Inscription: Illegible
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Meshorer, ACNAC 8, 133-137
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Alpheus Hyatt Purchasing Fund and purchase through the generosity of the Estate of Leo Mildenberg
Accession Year
2008
Object Number
2008.2.169
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: laureate bust of Alexander Severus r., around Latin inscription
Rev.: Tyche seated on throne l., holding cornucopia and bowl

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