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Numismatics
Ruler: Severus Alexander, Emperor of Rome, A.D. 208–235, ruled A.D. 222–35
Mint: Alexandria
Artist: Unknown

Tetradrachm of Severus Alexander, Emperor of Rome from Alexandria

A.D. 225/226

Billon

11.24 g, 12:00, 24 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Professor L. R. Packard, B.A. 1856, M.A. 1859, Ph.D. 1863
2001.87.4426
Geography: 
Made in Alexandria, Egypt
Culture: 
Greek
Period: 
3rd century A.D.
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Professor L. R. Packard, to about September 25, 1867; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., 1867–2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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