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Numismatics
Ruler: Septimius Severus, Emperor of Rome, A.D. 146–211, ruled 193–211
Mint: Alexandria
Honorand: Julia Domna, Empress of Rome, A.D. 160–217

Denarius of Septimius Severus, Emperor of Rome from Alexandria

193–217

silver

2.96 g, 6:00, 17 mm
Ruth Elizabeth White Fund with the assistance of Ben Lee Damsky
2007.183.80
Geography: 
Made in Alexandria, Egypt
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Roman
Period: 
2nd–3rd century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Barry Murphy, to 2002; Ben Lee Damsky, 2002–7; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions, July 1, 2007–June 30, 2008,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2008): 192.

Lisa R. Brody and Gail Hoffman, eds., Roman in the Provinces: Art on the Periphery of Empire (Chestnut Hill, Mass.: McMullen Museum of Art, 2014), 287, plate 93.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.