Alexandria Severus Alexander as Caesar AD 221-222. Tetradrachm (AE; 23-24mm; 13.66g; 12h) 221-222. M AY AYP AΛEΞANΔPOC KAICAP Bare-head, cuirassed and draped bust of Seveus Alexander to right. Rev. Ares standing left, wears helmet and cuirass, chlamys over left arm, rests on inverted spear, and holds sword in sheath, hanging from belt slung over right shoulder; at feet, shield; in field left, L E (= year 5).
Alexandria p. 32 and p. 120 pl. 28 (this coin illustrated); BMC p. 204, 1584; Dattari 4239; Geissen -.
Ex stock F. Sternberg Zurich 1990.