Almost Uncirculated Emperor Severus Alexander Roman Empire silver denarius coin.
Struck at Rome & issued between 228 to 231 CE, RIC 221, 18mm, 3.01g.
Certified by NGC to AU, Strike: 5/5, Surface: 4/5.
Obverse: IMP SEV ALEXANDER AVG, laureate, draped bust of emperor.
Reverse: VIRTVS AVG, Virtus seated left (on cuirass) holding branch and scepter.
In Roman mythology, Virtus was the deity of bravery and military strength, the personification of the Roman virtue of virtus.