Roman AR Denarius!
This silver Denarius was struck during the reign of Severus Alexander (222 - 235 AD), 26th Emperor of the Roman Empire. This denomination was heavily used in the empire, as the daily wage for most workers and soldiers was 1 denarii. In the Roman currency system it took 25 silver denarii to equal 1 gold aureus.
Obverse: Laureate bust right. IMP C M AVR SEV ALEXAND AVG.
Reverse: Romulus advancing carrying spear and trophy. P M TR P VII COS II PP.
Approximate specs of coin: (19mm 1.9g). Graded Choice Very Fine by NGC.
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|Grade:||Choice Very Fine|
|Metal Content:||0.1 troy oz|
|Diameter:||approx. 19 mm|