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ID:     16706
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     BITHYNIA
City:     Nicomedia
Issuer:     Severus Alexander
Date Ruled:     AD 222 - 235
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 19
Struck / Cast:     struck
Diameter:     18.9 mm
Weight:     4.656 g
Die Axis:     6 h
Obverse Legend:     M AVP CEVH ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΠΟC ΑΥΓ
Obverse Description:     Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, from behind
Reverse Legend:     NIKOMHIΔΕΩN ΔIC NEΩKOPΩN
Reverse Description:     Hygeia standing right, feeding snake held in both arms
Mint:     Nikomedia
Primary Reference:     Rec Gen 300 corr
Reference2:     SNG VA -
Reference3:     BMC -
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=15537