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Obverse: Laureate bust of Severus Alexander to right. IMPSEVALE XANDERAVG Reverse: Emperor in quadriga right, eagle-topped scepter in left hand. PMTRPVIII COSIII in ex.: SC


Said to be from the Lincoln sale, July 1908 and possibly also from the H. P. Hall Collection (Glendining & Co. Ltd. auction of the H. P. Hall Collection, part 2, 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, November 16-17, 20-21, 1952, lot 1812, partial); 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

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

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 229




Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 12.10 gm. Die Axis: 12

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The Ancient World


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