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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1982.100.45
People
Severus Alexander, Roman (r. 222 - 235 CE)
Title
Coin of Paltos under Severus Alexander
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
222-235 CE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Asia, Syria, Paltos (Syria)
Period
Roman Imperial period, Middle
Culture
Roman Provincial
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/170790
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
9.88 g
Die Axis
12
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: IMP C MAR AVR S ALEXAND AVG
  • Reverse Inscription: ΠAΛ THN ωN
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
unpublished; cf. Mionnet 827 for rev. (Commodus)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of H. Bartlett Wells, Class of 1929
Accession Year
1982
Object Number
1982.100.45
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Bust of Severus Alexander, r., laureate.
Rev.: the Dioskuri with horses, spears and wearing Phrygian caps, standing facing each other.

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