Severus Alexander, (222-235 A.D.), silver denarius, issued 231-235 A.D., Rome mint, (3.28 g), obv. Laureate bust to right of Severus Alexander, draped seen from the front, IMP ALEXANDER PIVS AVG around, rev. IOVI PROPVGNATORI around, Jupiter standing facing, nude but for cloak, in fighting attitude, inclined to left but head to right, holding thunderbolt, (cf.S.7870, RIC 239, BMC 825, RSC 84). Toned, extremely fine and scarce.
Ex Brian Bolton Collection and previously Baldwins Winter fixed price list 2012-2013, lot AR061 with tickets.