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ID:     18853
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     MESOPOTAMIA
City:     Edessa
Issuer:     Severus Alexander
Date Ruled:     AD 222-235
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 26
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 222-235
Diameter:     26.4 mm
Weight:     11.361 g
Obverse Legend:     [AVT] K M A C [ΑΛΕΞΑΝ∆ΡOC] C (or similar)
Obverse Description:     Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, from behind
Reverse Legend:     [MHT KO] E∆ECCHNWN
Reverse Description:     Tyche seated left on rock, altar before, river-god swimming at her feet, two stars flanking
Mint:     Edessa
Primary Reference:     SGICV 3382
Reference2:     SNG Cop 217
Reference3:     BMC p. 105, 87 ff.
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=18082