Aurelius, 139 - 180 AD,
AE 24 of Colonia Philipensus
Laureate bust right / Roma within
internationally known numismatist has an example of this coin, and says
his is 1 of 2 known to exist, with the second example being in the BM. So
my coin is apparently the third known example of this type.
Severus Alexander, 221 - 235 AD,
AE 22 of Nicaea, Bithynia
Fence? City Walls? Above the enclosure:
Pointed star-like decorations at each corner. Curved horn-like
projections, palm branches? On the left side, an altar? In the enclosure: Serapis? Dionysus? Tyche? Scepter or staph in
left hand, right hand raised and appears to hold a circular object. Veiled
head? Modius on head?
Comment- I researched this reverse to
find what it represents, but found nothing. Please feel free to send me your ideas about this reverse!
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