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ID:     35183
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     Bithynia
City:     Nicaea
Issuer:     Severus Alexander
Date Ruled:     AD 222-235
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 22
Date Struck:     AD 222-235
Diameter:     22 mm
Weight:     4.47 g
Die Axis:     6 h
Obverse Legend:     MAV AΛEΞANΔPOC K
Obverse Description:     Bare head cuirassed bust right
Reverse Legend:     NIKAIEΩN
Reverse Description:     Athena standing left holding patera and spear, shield at feet
Primary Reference:     RecGen-
Photograph Credit:     Kurt Ellenberger
Grade:     aVF
Notes:     Not listed in Rec Gen. Type listed as Augustus. Two examples on V-coins. Photo is a bit washed out. It has a nice glossy brown patina in hand with excellent detail