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233 NGC Ch VF Severus Alexander Egypt Rare Tetradrachm Isis Bust R3 (20090903C)

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  • Rare Choice Very Fine dated Severus Alexander as Emperor Roman Egypt Alexandria tetradrachm coin, 11.96g.

  • NGC Certified to Ch VF.

  • Dated to the Emperor's 13th regnal year given by Greek letters I Gamma = 233/234 CE. 

  • Obverse: draped, cuirassed laureate head of Severus Alexander facing right with full legends in Greek. 

  • Reverse: Egyptian goddess Isis facing right surrounded by date letters L I Gamma (= 13) with palm branch to right.

  • Coin has silvered surfaces, very scarce as such.

  • Pedigree: old French collection from the early 1990s with his annotated flip.

  • Emmett 3111/13, rated as R3 (R5 highest rarity).

  • Isis is the ancient Egyptian goddess of magic, fertility and motherhood, and death, healing and rebirth. She is the first daughter of Geb (the god of the Earth) and Nut (the goddess of the sky) born on the first day of the first years of creation.