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Home > Catalog > |Roman Coins| > |The Severan Period| > |Severus Alexander| > RP16665
Severus Alexander, 13 March 222 - March 235 A.D., Nicaea, Bithynia
Nicaea remained an important town throughout the imperial period. Although only 70 km (43 miles) from Constantinople, Nicaea did not lose its importance when Constantinople became the capital of the Eastern Empire. The city suffered from earthquakes in 358, 362 and 368; after the last of which, it was restored by Valens. During the Middle Ages, it was a long time bulwark of the Byzantine emperors against the Turks.
RP16665. Bronze AE 21, BMC Pontus p. 168, 100; Rec Gen II p. 477, 617 var. (draped, cuirassed); SNG Cop 520 var. (same, smaller, ΩN in ex.), SNGvA 623 var. (same), VF, Nicaea (Iznik, Turkey) mint, weight 5.115g, maximum diameter 20.6mm, die axis 0o, obverse M AYP CEYH AΛEΞA∆POC AV, laureate head right; reverse NI−KA−IE−ΩN, three standards; nice portrait, nice glossy sea green patina; SOLD

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