Denarius with bust of Severus Alexander

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 225


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 2.66 gm.

Accession Number

32.1291

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Severus Alexander, laureate, draped, right.
IMPCMAVRSEV ALEXANDAVG
Reverse: The Emperor standing left, holding in extended right hand phiale over burning tripod and scroll in left.
PMTRP IIIICOSPP

Provenance

Source Unknown; accessioned by MFA, 1932

Credit Line

Source unidentified