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

Coin of Severus Alexander, Emperor of Rome from Caesareia, Cappadocia

A.D. 222–35

Copper

5.61 g, 12:00, 20.3 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Reverend Henry Knowles Wingate, M.Div. 1891
2001.87.11571
Geography: 
Made in Caesareia, Cappadocia
Culture: 
Roman
Period: 
3rd century A.D.
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Reverend Henry Knowles Wingate, to about 1950; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., from about 1950 to 2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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