Roman Empire, Severus Alexander, 222-235, Aureus 226, Rome

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Roman Empire. Severus Alexander, 222-235. AV Aureus (6.66 g) AD 226, Rome.
Obverse: IMP C M AVR SEV ALEXAND AVG, laureate and draped bust right, seen from behind //
Reverse: P M TR P V COS II P P, Severus Alexander, togate, standing front, head left, sacrificing out of patera over lighted tripod and holding scroll in his left.

RIC 54; Coh. 288; Calicó 3107 (this coin illustrated); Biaggi 1327 (this coin).

Well struck, extremely fine.

Provenance Details

Ex NAC, Auction 34, 2006, 51
Ex Leo Biaggi de Blasys Collection (1906-1979)
Ex Glendining, 14 January 1953, 69 (J. C. S. Rashleigh Collection)
Ex Hess, 18 December 1933, 803 (Slg. Randolph Laughlin Collection)

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