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ID:     80000706
Type:     Roman Imperial
Issuer:     Severus Alexander
Date Ruled:     As Caesar, AD 222
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Denarius
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     under Elagabalus
Weight:     2.91 g
Die Axis:     6 h
Obverse Legend:     M AVR ALEXANDER CAES
Obverse Description:     bare-headed and draped bust right
Reverse Legend:     PIETAS AVG
Reverse Description:     priestly emblems: lituus, secespita, capis, simpulum, aspergillum
Mint:     Rome
Primary Reference:     RIC 0003
Reference2:     RSC 0198
Reference3:     Thirion 0495
Reference4:     BMCRE 266 (Elagabalus)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=132929
Grade:     Good VF, toned, faint cleaning hairlines beneath tone, slightly granular surfaces, minor flan flaw on reverse
Notes:     Sale: Triton XII, Lot: 706 Rare. From the White Mountain Collection.