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ID:     35-188
     [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:     22 mm
Weight:     5.68 g
Die Axis:     1 h
Obverse Legend:     IMP SEVE A-LEX[ANDER AVG]
Obverse Description:     Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Reverse Legend:     COLO PTOL
Reverse Description:     emperor on horseback left, extending arm in salute and holding spear or scepter; below horse's raised foreleg, winged caduceus
Primary Reference:     Kadman 191
Reference2:     Rosenberger 74-5
Reference3:     Rouvier -
Photograph Credit:     Agora Auctions, Inc.
Source:     http://agoraauctions.com
Grade:     Fine
Notes:     (1) Agora Auction 35: Lot No. 188; (2) From the Kenneth Miller Collection of Ake-Ptolema├»s and Related Biblical Coins