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ID:     15073
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Ancient Imitations
Issuer:     Severus Alexander
Date Ruled:     A.D. 222-235
Denomination:     Denarius
Date Struck:     A.D. after 229
Diameter:     18.7 mm
Weight:     1.846 g
Die Axis:     6 h
Obverse Legend:     IMP SEV ALEXAND AVG
Obverse Description:     Laureate bust right with drapery on left shoulder
Reverse Legend:     P M TR P VIII COS III P P
Reverse Description:     Mars advancing left, olive branch in right, spear and shield in left
Mint:     illegal
Primary Reference:     cf. SRCV 7907
Reference2:     RIC 92
Reference3:     BMCRE 603
Reference4:     and RSC III 365 (Rome, 229 A.D.)
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=13447