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ID:     37-143
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     Syria, Phoenicia
City:     Ace-Ptolemais
Issuer:     Severus Alexander
Date Ruled:     221-235
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 22
Date Struck:     222-235
Diameter:     21.6 mm
Weight:     7.46 g
Die Axis:     5 h
Obverse Legend:     IMP CAE M AVR SEV ALEXANDER AVG
Obverse Description:     Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Reverse Legend:     COLONIA PTOL
Reverse Description:     emperor standing right, in military attire; behind, Serapis crowns him
Primary Reference:     Rosenberger -
Reference2:     Kadman 195 var
Reference3:     Rouvier 1043 var
Photograph Credit:     Agora Auctions, Inc.
Source:     http://agoraauctions.com
Grade:     VF
Notes:     (1) Agora Auction 37: Lot No. 143; (2) None of the major references list this obverse type with this reverse legend.; (3) From the Kenneth Miller Collection of Ake-Ptolema├»s and Related Biblical Coins