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Sestertius with bust of Severus Alexander

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Obverse: Bust of Severus Alexander laureate, draped, right. IMPALEXANDERPIVSAVG Reverse: Mars advancing right, carrying spear in right hand and shield on left arm. MARS VLTOR S C left and right, in field

Credit Line

Deposited by The Boston Athenaeum

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 231–235

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 33 mm. Weight: 20.37 gm.

Accession Number

13.716

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins