As Severus Alexander as Caesar
ELAGABAL for SEVERUS ALEXANDER. Æ As. Rome, 221/222 AD.
Obv. M. AVR. ALEXANDER CAES bare headed and draped bust right
Rev. INDVLGENTIA AVG SC Alexander in military dress, holding baton and sceptre, on right, 2 standards.
RIC 381 (R2); Cohen 68 (50 F)
Very rare type struck between 10 July 221 (Severus adopted as Caesar) and 13 Mars 222 (Augustus, following assassination of Elagabal and his mother Soaemias).
Rauch sale 3 May 1999.