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Coin Portraying Emperor Severus Alexander

A work made of bronze.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of bronze.

Date:

235

Artist:

Roman

About this artwork

The front of this coin portrays the emperor Severus Alexander, facing right.

On the back a figure, most likely Severus Alexander, stands holding a whip.

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Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Artist

Ancient Roman

Title

Coin Portraying Emperor Severus Alexander

Origin

Roman Empire

Date

235 CE

Medium

Bronze

Inscriptions

Obverse: IMP ALEXANDER PIVS AVG Reverse: P M TR P XIIII COS III P P

Dimensions

Diam. 3.1 cm; 22.23 g

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Nelson Pelouze

Reference Number

1923.1328

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