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Sestertius with bust of Severus Alexander

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Severus Alexander right, slight drapery at left. IMPSEVALE XANDERAVG Reverse: Jupiter stands front, head left, drapery hanging from arms, extending right arm with thunderbolt over small figure of Alexander and holding sceptre in left. IOVICONSERVATORI In...

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Provenance

Source Unknown; accessioned by MFA, 1932

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 222–231

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 19.67 gm.

Accession Number

32.1094

Medium or Technique

Bronze

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins