Coin of Bostra with bust of Severus Alexander
Mint: Arabia, Bostra
Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 13.67 gm. Die Axis: 12
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Not On View
Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander to right.
IMPCAESMAVRSEV - ALEXANDERAVG
Reverse: Founder to right, hand raised, plowing with pair of humped cattle. Above, baetyl on altar approached by a flight of steps.
N.TR.A - LEXANDRIANAE in ex.: COL.BOSTR
By 1976: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., March 24, 1999
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour