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ID:     23189
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     CAPPADOCIA
City:     Caesarea
Issuer:     Severus Alexander
Date Ruled:     13 March 222 - March 235 A.D.
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Ae 26
Date Struck:     A.D. 222 - 223
Diameter:     25.8 mm
Weight:     10.561 g
Obverse Legend:     AV K M AV CEOV ΑΛΣΞΑΝ∆Ρ[...]
Obverse Description:     Laureate bust right
CM 1 Description:      veiled and turreted bust of Tyche right, in circular punch, 6.5 mm
CM 1 Reference:      cf. Howgego 208 (10 coins attributed to this group are from Edessa)
Reverse Legend:     MHTPO KAICAPI ET A
Reverse Description:     Agalma of Mt. Argaeus placed on altar (year 1)
Mint:     Caesarea
Primary Reference:     BMC 297 var
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=22498