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Denarius of Severus Alexander

Silver denarius, 19mm, 2.97gm, issued AD 222. Antioch mint.

Obv: IMP C M AVR SEV ALEXAN AVG, Laureate head facing right.

Rev: LIBERTAS AVG, Libertas standing left holding pileus and sceptre, star in left field.

References: see Sear 7880, see RIC 285, RSC 149.

No reference work appears to have this exact obverse legend, which was probably a mistake at the mint.

1105RCH513ab   |   Very Fine-Extremely Fine   |   SOLD