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Forged Silver Denarius of Severus Alexander MARS VLTOR RIC 246c*

Category: Roman Imperial Coins
CC Forgery ID: 41112002

Method: High quality struck forgery before artificial ageing.

Severus Alexander AD 222-235 Silver Denarius, 3.73 g.
Obv: IMP ALEXANDER PIVS AVG - Laureate bust right (frontal), draped
Rev: MARS VLTOR - Mars advancing right, holding a spear and shield at the ready for action position
Rome mint AD 232 = RIC IVii, p. 89, 246c; Cohen 161; D. Sear II, p. 646, 7882, (VF $25 - XF $75)

Engraver: Slavey
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Note: *All prices and catalog references (RIC, Cohen, etc.) are for the real issue.

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