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ID:     16847
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Ancient Imitations
Issuer:     Severus Alexander
Date Ruled:     A.D. 222-235
Metal:     Billon
Denomination:     Denarius
Date Struck:     A.D. after 229
Diameter:     20.5 mm
Weight:     3.3 g
Die Axis:     6 h
Obverse Legend:     IMP SEV ALEXAND AVG
Obverse Description:     Laureate head right
Reverse Legend:     P M TR P VIII COS III P P
Reverse Description:     Mars standing right, resting left on shield, and reversed spear in right
Mint:     illegal
Primary Reference:     RIC 91
Reference2:     Cohen 364
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=15762