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Contributor: Teresa Darling.
Issuer: SEVERUS ALEXANDER, AD 222-235. AR Denarius.
Obverse: IMP. C. M. AVR. SEV. ALEXAND. AVG., His young laureated and draped bust right.
Reverse: PROVID. DEROVM (instead of DEORVM), Providentia standing left holding sceptre and rod pointing to globe at her feet.
Reference: RIC 172. Grade: AVF.
Comments: For more information, read the "Alexander Severus" entry from De Imperatoribus Romanis.
For recent scholarship on Severus Alexander see TOCS-IN; for book reviews, see Bryn Mawr Classical Reviews.