Severus Alexander (222-235 A.D.) - Silver Denarius - 19.82mm, 2.52gr
Obverse - IMP ALEXANDER PIVS AVG
Severus Alexander, his laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right,
seen from the front.
Reverse - SPES PVBLICA
Spes, walking left, holding flower and lifting skirt.
 
Minted in Rome in 232 A.D.

Reference:
Mattingley, Sydenham, & Sutherland, "Roman Imperial Coinage", Volume 4, Part 2 (RIC), p89, nr. 254d
Sear, D.R., "Roman Coins and their Values" (RCV Millennium Edition), Vol. 2, p649, nr. 7927
Sear, D.R., "Roman Coins and their Values" (RCV 4th Revised Edition), p221, nr. 2235
Cohen, H, "Descriptions Historique des Monnaies frappees sous l'Empire Romain" (C), Volume 4, p457, nr. 546
Seaby, H.A. & Sear, D.R., "Roman Silver Coins" (RSC), Volume 3, p144, nr. 546
Carson, R.A.G., "Coins of the Roman Empire in the British Museum", Volume 6 (BMC), p202, nr. 901
Van Meter, D., "Handbook of Roman Imperial Coins", p213, nr. 58
Suarez, R., "Encyclopedia of Roman Imperial Coins" (ERIC),  p228, nr.52 (B04, O02, R111, T108, M2)

Quality: Very Fine
Rarity: C