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    Joppa, Judaea. Severus Alexander (222 - 235 AD). AE (18mm, 6.62 gm, 1h). Draped bust of Severus Alexander r., laureate/ AYT KA[...] / Athena standing r., resting her l. on long spear and her r. on shield; ΦΛ ΙΟΠΠΗC (Flavia Joppa). Ros. 9. BMC Palestine 1 (as Elagabalus). Sofaer pl. 44, 20. Rough surfaces, dark green patina, earthen highlights. About Fine.

    Coins of Joppa are rare and usually missing much of the legends. The published specimens for this reverse type are generally identified as Elagabalus or Severus Alexander.


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