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Denarius with bust of Severus Alexander

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Obverse: Bust of Severus Alexander, laureate, draped, right. IMPCMAVRALEXANDERAVG Reverse: Jupiter standing left, drapery over left arm, holding thunderbolt in extended right hand and vertical scepter in left. PMTRP COSPP

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 222

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 21.5 mm. Weight: 2.52 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

32.1295

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins