Ancient Roman Silver Denarius of Emperor Severus Alexander / Anonna

Ancient Roman Silver Denarius of Emperor Severus Alexander / Anonna

Code: 11699

£129.00 Approx $177.44, €151.05
 

This is an ancient Roman Silver Denarius, of emperor Severus Alexander, minted at Rome in 226 AD 

Obverse: IMP C M AVR SEV ALEXAND AVG, "Supreme military commander, Caesar Marcus Aurelius Severus Alexander Emperor (AVG)" laureate, draped bust right

Reverse: ANNONA AVG, "Imperial grain supply" Annona standing left with corn-ears and cornucopiae, modius at foot

CULTURE: ROMAN

DENOMINATION: Denarius

MATERIAL: Silver

DATE: 222 - 235 AD (minted at Rome in 226 AD)

SIZE: 19mm diameter

WEIGHT:  3.27 grams

ATTRIBUTION: RIC IVii, 133, page 81 - Cohen 23 - SEAR RCV II (2002), #7857, page 644

PROVENANCE: Private collection. Leicester, United Kingdom.