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ID:     79000708
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     MESOPOTAMIA
City:     Edessa
Issuer:     Severus Alexander
Date Ruled:     AD 222-235
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE24
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 222-235
Diameter:     24 mm
Weight:     9.17 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Legend:     AVT MA CEV ΑΛΣΞΑΝΔΡΟC CEB
Obverse Description:     Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust left, holding eagle-topped scepter and shield with Nike advancing left, holding wreath
Reverse Legend:     MHT ΚΟΛ EΔECCHNWN
Reverse Description:     Tyche seated left; flaming altar to left; star in left and right field
Primary Reference:     BMC -
Reference2:     SNG Cop -
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=127219
Grade:     VF, dark green patina, light earthen deposits
Notes:     Sale: CNG 79, Lot: 708 Very rare bust type.