Bostra of the Decapolis, Severus Alexander AE 32, Founder's Coin, F/VF, 222 - 235 C.E.

Ancient Coins - Bostra of the Decapolis, Severus Alexander AE 32, Founder's Coin,  F/VF, 222 - 235 C.E.
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BOSTRA OF THE DECAPOLIS, ALEXANDER SEVERUS AE

 

Spijkerman 51, Sofaer 42, Centered Fine / Very Fine, 32.6mm, 13.25 grams

 

Obverse: IMP CAES M AVR SEV ALEXANDER AVG around laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Alexander Severus to right

Reverse: The Emperor, as founder, ploughing right with oxen and cow, altar of Dusares above, three baetyls upon it, with staircase leading up, N TR ALEXANDERIANAE around, COL BOSTR in exergue

 

A nice large almost medallion-like Founder's coin of the Biblical city of Bostra. Quite nice for this issue!

Prix SKU: jbc616
US$ 395.00
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  • CAD 490.23

Cotation au: 06/21/21

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