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Denarius with bust of Severus Alexander

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Obverse: Bust of Severus Alexander, laureate, draped, right. IMPCMAVRSEV ALEXANDAVG Reverse: The Emperor standing left, holding in extended right hand phiale over burning tripod and scroll in left. PMTRP V COSIIPP

Provenance

Source Unknown; accessioned by MFA, 1932

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 226

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 2.60 gm.

Accession Number

32.1297

Medium or Technique

Silver

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins