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Lot 2368

Severus Alexander, AD 222-235. AR Denarius minted at Rome, AD 221, while Caesar under Elagabalus. Bareheaded and draped bust right of Severus Alexander. Reverse: Spes advancing left, holding flower and hem of stola. RIC 2 [as Rare]; BMC 264; C. 65. Surfaces somewhat mottled. Choice Very Fine.

One of a few third-century rulers who are seldom seen with "as Caesar" status. Others are Gordian III and Volusian.
Estimated Value $500 - 600.
Ex A. Lynn collection.

Realized $299

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