Bimetallic Medallion of Emperor Severus Alexander

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 19 October 2016
Bimetallic Medallion of Emperor Severus Alexander

Medallions with designs similar to coins could be worn as a symbol of allegiance, or given as prestigious gifts. They were specifically intended to be attractive, as display or presentation pieces. Bimetallic medallion of the Roman Emperor Alexander Severus (Marcus Aurelius Severus Alexander Augustus, reigned 222-235 CE). Circa 231 CE, from Rome, Italy. (The British Museum, London).

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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APA Style

Amin, O. S. M. (2016, October 19). Bimetallic Medallion of Emperor Severus Alexander. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/5940/

Chicago Style

Amin, Osama S. M. "Bimetallic Medallion of Emperor Severus Alexander." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 19, 2016. https://www.ancient.eu/image/5940/.

MLA Style

Amin, Osama S. M. "Bimetallic Medallion of Emperor Severus Alexander." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 19 Oct 2016. Web. 27 Feb 2020.

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