Denarius with bust of Severus Alexander

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 231–235


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 3.35 gm.

Accession Number

32.1285

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Severus Alexander, laureate, draped, right.
IMPALEXANDERPIVSAVG
Reverse: Mars Ultor walking right, holding upright spear in right hand and shield on left arm.
MARS V LTOR

Provenance

Source Unknown; accessioned by MFA, 1932

Credit Line

Source unidentified