Sestertius with bust of Severus Alexander

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 222–231


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 19.67 gm.

Accession Number

32.1094

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Severus Alexander right, slight drapery at left.
IMPSEVALE XANDERAVG
Reverse: Jupiter stands front, head left, drapery hanging from arms, extending right arm with thunderbolt over small figure of Alexander and holding sceptre in left.
IOVICONSERVATORI In field: S C

Provenance

Source Unknown; accessioned by MFA, 1932

Credit Line

Source unidentified