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ID:     Z2543
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     Mesopotamia
City:     Edessa
Issuer:     Severus Alexander
Date Ruled:     AD 222-235
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 25
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 222-235
Diameter:     25.5 mm
Weight:     7.69 g
Obverse Legend:     AVT K M A CE A_ ΛEΞAN ΔPOC-CEB
Obverse Description:     Laureate, draped bust left, shield in left hand, raising right hand in imperial gesture
Reverse Legend:     MHT KO Λ-E ΔECCHNWN / *
Reverse Description:     Tyche seated left on basket, Orontes swimming below* and lit altar in left field, * in right field
Primary Reference:     BMC -
Reference2:     SNG Copenhagen -
Photograph Credit:     Beast Coins
Source:     http://www.vcoins.com/ancient/beastcoins/store/dynamicIndex.asp