Reverse: Aequitas standing, with scales and cornucopia

Obverse: Laureate bust of Alexander Severus

Collection: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Context: Rome
Material: Silver
Denomination: Denarius
Issuing Authority: Severus Alexander
Actual Weight: 2.88 g.
Date: exact 227 AD
Dimensions: 20 mm.
Region: Latium
Period: Severan

Obverse Type: Within a dotted circle, Aequitas (the personification of fairness) standing in 3/4-view to the left, wreathed and draped. She holds scales in her right hand and a cornucopia in her left.

Donor: Gift of Joseph H. Clark

Commentary: Imperial denarius

Sources Used: RIC IV.2, 75, no. 64