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ROMAN EMPIRE PROVINCIAL, SEVERUS ALEXANDER (222-235 AD) AE19 of NICAEA, BITHYNIA
(4.4g). Obv: Bust right (MAVPCEVHALEXANDPOCA). Rev: 3 Standards with legend between (N/IK/AI/E). Reference for this coin is BMC 103. This city was built by Antigonus and then named Antigonia. Later enlarged by Lysimachus and renamed Nicaea in honor of his wife. It was the site of the Council of Nicaea in 325 AD.
BMC 103
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