[ΑΥΤ Κ Μ Α СƐΟ ΑΡΧ [С?] ΑΛƐΞΑΝΔΡΟΝ], Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, right, holding eagle-tipped sceptre
[...ΠΙϹ ΘƐ ΑΛƐΞ ΝƐΩΚΟΡΟΥ ΑΙΓƐΩΝ..], Emperor standing facing, looking left, holding serpent-staff and patera over lighted altar, in front of Asclepius standing facing, looking right, resting on serpent-staff; to right, the City personification standing, left, crowning him with wreath from behind
38.08mm, 24g, 11h
F, struck on medallic flan, attractive patina, earthen deposits
extremely rare, no examples in online auction archives; one specimen recorded by Hayman; none in collections of British Museum, American Numismatic Association etc.
found in an uncleaned lot of large roman coins acquired by Ancient Coin Traders in 2006