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ID:     28308
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     BITHYNIA
City:     Nicaea
Issuer:     Severus Alexander
Date Ruled:     AD 222-235
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 23
Date Struck:     AD 222-235
Diameter:     27.4 mm
Weight:     8.075 g
Obverse Legend:     Μ ΑΥΡ CΕΥΗ ΑΛΕΞΑ∆ΡΟC ΑΥ or similar
Obverse Description:     Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, from behind
Reverse Legend:     ΝΙΚΑ/ΙΕΩΝ
Reverse Description:     On left Hygeia seated and feeding snake, on right Asklepios leaning on snake-entwined staff, in center statue on cippus, tree behind, countermark right
Mint:     Nicaea
Primary Reference:     SNG von Aulock 610, Rec Gen -, BMC -
Reference2:     SNG Cop -
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS