Severus Alexander (222-235 A.D.) - Silver Denarius - 18.42mm, 1.89gr
Obverse - IMP C M AVR SEV ALEXAND AVG
Severus Alexander, his laureate and draped bust right
Reverse - PM TR P II COS PP
Mars, standing front, head left, holding olive branch and reversed spear.
Severus Alexander
Minted in Rome 223 A.D.
Reference:
Mattingley, Sydenham, & Sutherland, "Roman Imperial Coinage", Volume 4, Part 2 (RIC), p73, nr. 23.
Sear, D.R., "Roman Coins and their Values" (RCV Millennium Edition), Volume 2, p645, nr. 7895.
Cohen, H, "Descriptions Historique des Monnaies frappees sous l'Empire Romain" (C), Volume 4, p425, nr. 231
Seaby, H.A. & Sear, D.R. , "Roman Silver Coins" (RSC), Volume 3, p138, nr. 231
Van Meter, D., "Handbook of Roman Imperial Coins", p212, nr. 36/3.
Suarez, R., "Encyclopedia of Roman Imperial Coins" (ERIC),  p228, nr.81 (B05, O05, R067, T050, M2)
Quality: Very Fine -