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Roman Empire, Severus Alexander
Emperor Severus Alexander / Sol - Silver Denarius
RIC IV 120, RSC IV 440, BMCRE V 930, SRCV II 7915, FDC, high relief portrait, light toning, 3.165g, 20.0mm, 0o, Rome mint, 233 A.D.; obverse IMP ALEXANDER PIVS AVG, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right; reverse P M TR P XII COS III P P, Sol standing left, radiate, nude but for cloak on shoulders billowing behind, raising right commanding the sun to rise, whip vertical behind in left; uncirculated, superb!;

Sam Mansourati Collection / Ex FORVM Ancient Coins

*With my sincere thank . Photo and Description , courtesy of FORVM Ancient Coins Staff.
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Date added:Sep 13, 2013
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SPQR Matt  [Sep 13, 2013 at 02:23 PM]
A beauty, congratulations!
Sam  [Sep 13, 2013 at 05:01 PM]
Thank you very much , Matt.
ickster  [Sep 13, 2013 at 08:11 PM]
Very nice. Sharp dies.
Sam  [Sep 13, 2013 at 08:21 PM]
Thank you , Ickster.
TheEmpireNeverEnded  [Sep 13, 2013 at 08:36 PM]
Yeah, that reverse die must have been fresssh.
Sam  [Sep 13, 2013 at 08:57 PM]
Thanks Empire.
David Atherton  [Sep 13, 2013 at 10:22 PM]
One of his best portraits! The reverse is exceptional too.
Sam  [Sep 14, 2013 at 12:27 AM]
Hello David. Thank you very much . FORVM coin is always the best.


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