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ID:     Z7253
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     Bithynia
City:     Nicomedia
Issuer:     Severus Alexander
Date Ruled:     AD 222-235
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 21
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 222-235
Diameter:     20 mm
Weight:     4.97 g
Obverse Legend:     M AV Ρ C EV AΛΕΞΑΝΔΡOC AV
Obverse Description:     Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right, seen from behind
Reverse Legend:     NI_KO / MH(ligate) - ΔΕ / Ω - IN(ligate)
Reverse Description:     Octastyle temple with flared base and horned roof, pellet in pediment ΔΙC NE Ω / KO in exergue
Primary Reference:     Recueil General p. 558, no. 325, pl. XCVI, 29
Photograph Credit:     Beast Coins
Grade:     aVF/VF
Notes:     Ex Beast Coins Architecture Collection Note from Pete Burbules