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A silver denarius of the emperor Severus Alexander from Antioch with a reverse showing Salus seated Coin Type: Silver denarius of Severus Alexander, 222-235 CE
Mint and Date: Antioch, 222-235 CE.
Size and Weight: 20mm, 2.35g
Obverse: IMP C M AVR SEV ALEXAND AVG
Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.
Reverse: SALVS PVBLICA
Salus seated left, elbow resting on chair arm, holding out a patera to feed a snake rising from an altar.
Ref: RCV (2002) —; RIC IV 298
Provenance: inclinatioroma (Vauctions), August 2005
BW Ref: 020 026 033
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Note: This coin is listed on WildWinds under Severus Alexander, RIC 298.


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