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ID:     Z1832
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     Mesopotamia
City:     Nisibis
Issuer:     Severus Alexander
Date Ruled:     AD 222-235
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 28
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 222-235
Diameter:     27.5 mm
Weight:     10.72 g
Obverse Legend:     AVT KAI MAP A CE.AΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟC CE
Obverse Description:     Laureate head right, * in right field before neck
Reverse Legend:     CE P KO L O-NECIBI MHTPO
Reverse Description:     Turreted and veiled bust of Tyche right, sign of Aries right above * in left field behind ram, * in right field under Tyche's chin, palm in far right field
Primary Reference:     BMC 4 var (obv legend)
Reference2:     SNG Copenhagen 233 var
Reference3:     Sear GIC 3383v
Photograph Credit:     Beast Coins
Source:     http://www.vcoins.com/ancient/beastcoins/store/dynamicIndex.asp
Notes:     Variant for obverse and reverse legends and field devices