MESOPOTAMIA. Edessa. Severus Alexander, 222-235. Diassarion (Bronze, 26 mm, 9.94 g, 12 h). AYT M CЄY AΛЄΞANΔPOC CЄ Laureate and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander to left, raising his right hand and holding shield decorated with Nike hurrying left in his left. Rev. MHT KOΛ ЄΔЄCCHNωN The city-goddess seated to left on rock; altars flanking; in fields to left and right, four stars; below, river-god swimming right. CNG 79 (2008), 708. SNG Copenhagen -. Very rare and with an exceptional bust type. Somewhat rough near the edge, otherwise, good very fine.