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ID:     721605
Type:     Roman Imperial
Issuer:     Severus Alexander
Date Ruled:     As Caesar, AD 222
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Denarius
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD under Elagabalus,
Weight:     2.79 g
Die Axis:     1 h
Obverse Legend:     M AVR ALEXANDER CAES
Obverse Description:     Bare headed and draped bust right
Reverse Legend:     INDVLGENTIA AVG
Reverse Description:     Spes advancing left, holding flower and raising hem of skirt
Primary Reference:     RIC 0002
Reference2:     RSC 0065
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=85373
Grade:     VF, light porosity.
Notes:     Sale: CNG 72, Lot: 1605 From the Douglas O. Rosenberg Collection.