RPC VI, 10219 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #8

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 10219 (temporary)
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Caesar)
Issue L Ɛ = 5
Dating 221/2
Obverse inscription ΜΑΡ ΑΥΡ ΑΛƐΞΑΝΔΡΟϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ
Obverse design bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander Caesar, r., seen from front
Reverse inscription L Ɛ
Reverse design Hermanubis bust r., radiate and wearing kalathos and lotus petal, palm over shoulder; in front, winged caduceus combined with palm branch
Metal Debased silver
Average diameter 24 mm
Average weight 13.09 g
Axis 12
Reference D 4243, Ο 2830, BMC 1586, E 3077 (5)
Specimens 15 (8 in the core collections)
Note The head combines Helios and Hermanubis

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1862,0614.348 BMC 1586
2     P: 1967.1796
3     B 1891/431
4     B: 18206645, Löbb.
5     C: 651-1948
6     G: 4370
7     O: HCR27251 M 2830
8     ✸ O: HCR27252 M 2831
9     A: 3603
10     Brussels: 1003
11     Brussels: 1004
12     Milan: 1483
13     Osnabrück: 1669
14     D 4243
15     J. Aiello coll.