Sestertius with bust of Severus Alexander

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

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

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