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227 NGC XF Fine Style Severus Alexander Alexandria Roman Egypt Tetradrachm Nilus Euthenia Busts (21092402C)

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  • Extremely Fine Emperor Severus Alexander Roman Egypt Alexandria tetradrachm coin, 12.31g.
  • Dated to the Emperor's 7th (Z) Alexandrian regnal year = 227/228 CE.
  • Rare reverse depiction of duel deity busts presented jugate.
  • NGC Certified to XF, Strike 5/5, Surface 3/5, Fine Style.
  • Obverse: Emperor draped bust facing right.
  • Reverse: Nilus and Euthenia busts jugate facing right with date letters L Z on right.
  • Emmett 3128/7.
  • Euthenia was the ancient Greek female spirit of prosperity and Nilus was the personification of the River Nile.  This combination of these gods is an apparent recognition of the connection between the Nile and Egypt's prosperity.