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ID:     863256
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     CAPPADOCIA
City:     Caesarea
Issuer:     Severus Alexander
Date Ruled:     AD 222-235
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 27
Date Struck:     AD 222-235
Diameter:     27 mm
Weight:     12.53 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Legend:     AV K CEOVHPOC AΛEΞANΔP
Obverse Description:     Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind
Reverse Legend:     (MH)TPOΠO KAICAPIA
Reverse Description:     Mt. Argaeus on ornamented base, surmounted by wreath ET Γ (date) in exergue
Primary Reference:     Cf. Sydenham 543
Reference2:     BMC 299 (star and crescent in rev. field)
Reference3:     SNG Copenhagen -
Reference4:     SNG von Aulock -
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=159085
Grade:     cf. Sydenham 543 = BMC 299 (star and crescent in rev. field); SNG Copenhagen -; SNG von Aulock -
Notes:     Near EF, brown patina, minor reverse roughness