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Severus Alexander, 222-235 A.D.

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Pontos, Amaseia, Severus Alexander, 222-235 A..D.

AE 36,  25.49g.   Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Severus to right.  Rev. Altar; tree on left; eagle with spread wings on altar; Helios in facing quadriga above.  BMC 39.  SNG von Aulock 6710. Exceptional quality and with remnants of gilding. 

Provenance/Pedigree:
Ex: Tkalec, Zurich, Auction May 9, 2011, lot 255.

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Extremely Fine $2,000.00
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Phrygia, Hyrgaleis, Severus Alexander, 222-235

AE 28, 10.67g.   Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Severus to right.  Rev. Apolllo standing to right holding lyre resting on tripod with left hand and plectrum in right.  He faces Artemis standing to left holding bow in left hand and arrow in right hand; stag at feet.  SNG von Aulock 376-7. RPC on line, vol. VI,  5662.3 (this coin illustrated and the only example listed outside of museums).  Attractive medium brown patina.

Provenance/Pedigrees:
Ex: Hirsch, 175, Sept. 23,1992, lot 1199.
Ex: Peter Vogel collection, Helios 5, 2010, lot 933.

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about Extremely Fine $1,350.00
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Pisidia, Etenna, Severus Alexander, 222-235 A.D.

AE 30, 13.22g.   Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Severus to right.  Rev. Female figure with snake and smaller male figure standing; overturned vase in field to left and sheep in field to right; some light scratches or adjustment marks in field.   von Aulock, Pisidia II, 584.  RPC on-line, vol. VI, 6035.    Very rare variety  and possibly the second known piece.  The recently published RPC on-line only lists one heavily corroded example.  Green patina with some encrustation. 

Provenance/Pedigree:
Ex: Brian Kritt, Maryland, USA, private purchase, January 8,2015

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about Extremely Fine $1,200.00
Cilicia, Mopsos, Severus Alexander, 222-235 A.D.

AE 37, 27.93g. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander to right. Rev. Artemis and Apollo standing side by side. Weber 7175. SNG Levenate _. SNG France_. RPC on line VI, 7168, this coin illustrated. Green patina with some encrustation. Extremely rare; RPC only lists two examples including this coin with the other in the British Museum.

Provenance/Pedigrees

Ex: Grün, Hiedelberg, Auction 49, May 20, 2008, lot 95

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Very Fine $975.00
Alexandria, Severus Alexander, 222-235 A.D.
Billon Tetradrachm, 12.48g. 23mm. Dated: Year 11= 231/232 A.D. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Severus to right. Rev. Alexandria standing to left wearing short chiton and peplos and elephant headdress; she holds three corn ears in her right hand and a military standard in her left hand; branch in field to left. Köln 2465. BMC 1687. Dattari 4263. Attractive dark gray collection toning. See more detailed image
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Severus Alexander, 222-235 A.D.

AE Dupondius, 10.35g. 24mm. Rome, 231- 235 A.D. IMP ALEXANDER PIVS AVG. Radiate head of Severus Alexander to right. Rev. IOVI PROPVGNATOR S C. Jupiter standing to right hurling thunderbolt with right hand and holding eagle on left hand. RIC 636. Green patina with some red areas

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Ex: Dr. Klaus Berthold collection, Munich, 1941-2015.

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Extremely Fine $1,250.00

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