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ID:     35-187
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     Syria, Phoenicia
City:     Ace-Ptolemais
Issuer:     Severus Alexander
Date Ruled:     221-235
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 21
Date Struck:     222-235
Diameter:     21 mm
Weight:     6.47 g
Die Axis:     7 h
Obverse Legend:     IMP CAE M AV SEV ALEXA[NDER AVG]
Obverse Description:     Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right
Reverse Legend:     COLO-[NIA PTOLEMAIS]
Reverse Description:     the river-god Belos reclining right, resting elbow on overturned amphora from which water flows, holding reed
Primary Reference:     Kadman 189
Reference2:     Rosenberger -
Reference3:     Rouvier 1040
Photograph Credit:     Agora Auctions, Inc.
Source:     http://agoraauctions.com
Grade:     VF
Notes:     (1) Agora Auction 35: Lot No. 187; (2) From the Kenneth Miller Collection of Ake-Ptolema├»s and Related Biblical Coins