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227 Severus Alexander Alexandria Egypt Tetradrachm Nilus & Euthenia Busts NGC XF (18111205C)

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  • Dated Emperor Severus Alexander Roman Egypt Alexandria tetradrachm.
  • Dated to the 7th (Z) Alexandrian regnal year = 227/228 CE.
  • NGC Certified to XF, Strike 5/5, Surface 3/5, Fine Style.
  • Obverse: Emperor draped bust right.
  • Reverse: Nilus and Euthenia busts jugate 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 gods an apparent recognition of the connection between the Nile and prosperity.