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ID:     711536
Type:     Roman Imperial
Issuer:     SEVERUS ALEXANDER
Date Ruled:     222-235 AD
Metal:     Gold
Denomination:     Aureus
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 222
Weight:     10.27 [includin mount] g
Die Axis:     6 h
Obverse Legend:     IMP C M AVR SEV ALEXAND AVG
Obverse Description:     laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind
Reverse Legend:     P M TR P COS P P
Reverse Description:     Mars standing front, head left, holding branch in extended right hand, spear in left
Primary Reference:     RIC 0006
Reference2:     CalicĂ“ 3075a
Reference3:     BMCRE 0026
Reference4:     Cohen 0206 var. (no cuirass)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=76764
Grade:     VF
Notes:     Sale: Triton IX, Lot: 1536 ($2000) VF, mounted in antiquity (mount broken and repaired), a few light marks in fields