Denarius with bust of Severus Alexander

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 228–231


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 3.03 gm.

Accession Number

32.1284

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Severus Alexander, laureate, right.
IMPSEVALE XANDAVG
Reverse: The Emperor in military dress, walking right, carrying transverse spear in right hand and trophy in left.
VIRT VS A VG

Provenance

Source Unknown; accessioned by MFA, 1932

Credit Line

Source unidentified