Denarius with bust of Severus Alexander

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 223


Mint: Antioch

Dimensions

Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 3.00 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

32.946

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander to right.
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Reverse: Aequitas stands holding scales and cornucopia.
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Provenance

By date unknown: Malcolm Storer Collection; gift of Malcolm Storer to MFA, 1932

Credit Line

Storer Collection