Severus Alexander 221-235 AD

 

Severus Alexander 221-235 AD

Silver denarius, 19 mm, 2.95 gm.
Obv: IMP ALEXANDER PIVS AVG
Laureate bust of Severus facing right.
Rev: MARS VLTOR
Mars standing, holding shield and spear.

Minted 231-235 AD.

Severus Alexander was born in Acre Phoenicia. He was widely accepted for the virtuous nature of his reign. Despite this, he and his wife were murdered by mutinous troops near Mainz, Germany.

C. 161.

Inv#: 4741

$195

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