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ID:     21089
Type:     Roman Imperial
Issuer:     Severus Alexander
Date Ruled:     A.D. 222-235
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Denarius
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 223
Diameter:     20 mm
Weight:     3.03 g
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 I_I COS P P
Reverse Description:     Jupiter standing left, holding thunderbolt in right hand, scepter in left
Mint:     Rome
Primary Reference:     RIC 0019 var. (draped only)
Reference2:     BMCRE 087 var. (draped only)
Reference3:     RSC 229a
Photograph Credit:     Barry P. Murphy
Grade:     Nice VF
Notes:     Rare with the draped and cuirassed bust?