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Coin ID #13253

Parion (AD 222-235) AE 22 - Severus Alexander

Severus Alexander, 222-235 AD. AE22 (5.64g). IMP CAEƧ L ƧEP ƧEV ALEXANDER, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / DEO AE ƧVB, C G I H P in exergue, Asclepius seated right on throne, holding raised foreleg of bull standing left. Extremely rare.

C.G.I.H.P. = Colonia Gemella Julia Hadriana Pariana, but uniquely apparently for Parium coins, the legend on this coin is CGHIP. DEO AESC(ulapio) SVB(venienti). Reversed S's throughout.

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Filename:image1.JPG
City/Mint name:Parion
Keywords:roman / bronze
References:??? SNG von Aulock -; SNG Copenhagen -; SNG France -; BMC -
Photo courtesy of:Derek Lewis collection
Filesize:796 KiB
Date added:Sep 02, 2016
Dimensions:2048 x 995 pixels
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