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ID:     23196
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     CILICIA
City:     Seleuceia ad Calycadnum
Issuer:     Severus Alexander
Date Ruled:     13 March 222 - March 235 A.D.
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Ae 28
Diameter:     28.5 mm
Weight:     9.911 g
Die Axis:     6 h
Obverse Legend:     AV•K•M•AVP•CEOVHP AΛEZA-N?PO
Obverse Description:     Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust right
CM 1 Description:      Δ containing dot, in triangular punch, 6 x 5 mm
CM 1 Reference:      Howgego 670
CM 2 Description:      Monogram of K and A, in shaped punch, 4 x 5 mm, The countermark likely refers to Calycadnum.
CM 2 Reference:      Howgego 618
Reverse Legend:     CΣΛΣΥΚΣΩΝ ΚΑΛΥΚΑ∆ΝW
Reverse Description:     Tyche of Seleukeia seated left on rock in distyle shrine, holding grains, river-god Calycadnus swimming left below
Mint:     Seleuceia ad Calycadnum
Primary Reference:     cf. SNG Levante Supp. 196 (same obv. die reverse legend var.)
Reference2:     BMC -
Reference3:     SNG France -
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS