Bronze sestertius of Alexander Severus, Bronze, Roman

Bronze sestertius of Alexander Severus

Period:
Late Imperial, Severan
Date:
A.D. 222–231
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
1 1/4 × 1/8 in., 19.76g (3.1 × 0.4 cm, 19.76g)
Classification:
Coins
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1908
Accession Number:
08.170.392
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 169
IMP SEV ALEXANDER AVG, head of emperor/IOVI CONSERVATORI S C, Jupiter holding thunderbolt over small figure of emperor
Rome