Ancient Roman Silver Denarius Coin of Emperor Severus Alexander - 232 AD

A virtually as struck and FDC ancient Roman silver denarius minted under the last ruler of the Severan dynasty, Emperor Severus Alexander, (Marcus Aurelius Severus Alexander Augustus). The 15th emission of the Rome mint, 232 AD.

The obverse with the bust of the young Emperor, wearing laurel wreath. The legend reading:

IMP ALEXANDER PIVS AVG

"Emperor Alexander, Dutiful Augustus"

The reverse with the goddess of foresight, Providentia. The deity is shown holding ears of grain over a modius and cradling a cornucopia. The legend reading:

PROVIDENTIA AVG

"To the Foresight of the Augustus"

 

A superb example.

Ancient Roman Silver Denarius Coin of Emperor Severus Alexander - 232 AD. A virtually as struck and FDC ancient Roman silver denarius minted under the last ruler of the Severan dynasty, Emperor Severus Alexander, (Marcus Aurelius Severus Alexander Augustus). The 15th emission of the Rome mint, 232 AD. The obverse with the bust of the young Emperor, wearing laurel wreath. The legend reading: IMP[erator] ALEXANDER PIVS AVG[vstvs] "Emperor Alexander, Dutiful Augustus" The reverse with the goddess of foresight, Providentia. The deity is shown holding ears of grain over a modius and cradling a cornucopia. The legend reading: PROVIDENTIA AVG "To the Foresight of the Augustus"   A superb example.

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