BOSTRA OF THE DECAPOLIS, ALEXANDER SEVERUS AE
Spijkerman 51, Sofaer 42, Centered Fine / Very Fine, 32.6mm, 13.25 grams
Obverse: IMP CAES M AVR SEV ALEXANDER AVG around laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Alexander Severus to right
Reverse: The Emperor, as founder, ploughing right with oxen and cow, altar of Dusares above, three baetyls upon it, with staircase leading up, N TR ALEXANDERIANAE around, COL BOSTR in exergue
A nice large almost medallion-like Founder's coin of the Biblical city of Bostra. Quite nice for this issue!