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Denarius with bust of Severus Alexander

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Obverse: Bust of Severus Alexander, laureate, right. IMPSEVALE XANDAVG Reverse: The Emperor in military dress, walking right, carrying transverse spear in right hand and trophy in left. VIRT VS AVG

Provenance

Source Unknown; accessioned by MFA, 1932

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 228–231

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 3.03 gm.

Accession Number

32.1284

Medium or Technique

Silver

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins