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Home > Catalog > |Roman Coins| > |Roman Mints| > |Nicomedia| > RP89882
Severus Alexander, 13 March 222 - March 235 A.D., Nicomedia, Bithynia
Nicomedia (Izmit, Turkey today) city of Bithynia on the Black Sea in Anatolia. It is described by ancient writers as a place of superior size and magnificence, ranking next to Rome, Alexandria, and Antioch in the splendor and beauty of its buildings; and was one which Diocletian studied to make the equal of Rome itself.
RP89882. Bronze assarion, RPC VI T3370 (same dies), SNGvA 7114, SNG Cop 576, Rec Gn 326, BMC Pontus -, F/VF, a little rough, tight flan, Nicomedia (Izmit, Turkey) mint, weight 3.704g, maximum diameter 19.8mm, die axis 225o, obverse M AVP CE AΛEΞAN∆POC AVΓ, laureate head right; reverse NIKO/MH-∆-E/Ω-N / TRPIC NEΩ/K (MH ligate), octastyle temple, pellet on pediment; $80.00




  







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