Severus Alexander, 222-235 AD. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 30 mm, 24.77 g, 1 h), Rome, 232. IMP ALEXANDER PIVS AVG Laureate head of Alexander Severus with drapery over far shoulder. Rev. SPES PVBLICA / S C Spes advancing left, holding flower and raising hem of skirt. Banti 162. RIC 648.
A lovely coin with an excellent reddish-green patina with deposit and encrustation.
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- Roman Empire
- Severus Alexander (AD 222-235)
- Year/Period and Variation
- Rome, 232 AD