Choice Very Fine Roman Egypt Alexandria Emperor billon silver tetradrachm coin.
Struck in Maximinus' 3rd regnal year (denoted by Greek letter Gamma) = 236/237 CE.
NGC Certified to Ch VF.
The coin is dark toned with the original find patina.
The fields have glossy surfaces. Images taken with oblique lighting to show details and glossy fields.
Very nice in hand.
Seldom encountered reverse type with bust of Helios (Sun) God.
Pedigree: Ex. CNG with their ticket.
Obverse: laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Maximinus I facing right.
Reverse: radiate crowned bust of Helios facing right, L Gamma (date) to left & right.