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Numismatics
Ruler: Severus Alexander, Emperor of Rome, A.D. 208–235, ruled A.D. 222–35
Mint: Nisibis
Artist: Unknown
Honorand: Julia Mamaea, ca. 180–235

Coin of Severus Alexander, Emperor of Rome from Nisibis

A.D. 222–35

Copper

10.76 g, 6:00, 27.1 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1938.6000.1783
Geography: 
Made in Nisibis, Mesopotamia
Culture: 
Roman
Period: 
3rd century A.D.
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Excavated by the Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos, present-day Syria, 1928–37; Yale University Library, New Haven Conn., 1938–2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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