RPC VI, 10303 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #29

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 10303 (temporary)
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Issue L Ɛ = 5
Dating 225/6
Obverse inscription Α ΚΑΙ ΜΑ(Ρ) ΑΥΡ ϹΕΥ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟϹ ΕΥ(Ϲ)
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription L Ε
Reverse design Nilus reclining, left, wearing lotus wreath, leaning left arm on hippopotamus head, holding reed and cornucopia from which emerges little Genius, left, crowning Nilus with wreath
Metal debased silver
Average diameter 23 mm
Axis 1, 12
Reference D 4334, M 2964, Geissen 2430, E 3123 (5)
Specimens 26 (11 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L BMC 1673
2 2     P: 2917
3 3     B: 1892/96
4 4     B: 18206769, Löbb.
5 5     C
6 6     G: 4399
7 7     Mu: 3
8 8     NY
11 11     O: HCR27347 M 2964
12 12     A: 3666 Demetrio 2399 corr.
13 13     A: 6780
14 14     Brussels: 1035
15 15     Gotha: 580
16 16     Cologne Geissen 2430
17 17     Milan: 1514
18 18     Osnabrück: 1694
19 19     Rome: 81872
20 20     Vat: 1047
21 21     D 4334
25 25     J. Aiello coll.
26 26     DS 9930 = Ars et Nummus 11, 1970, lot 69 ( = Figari - Mosconi 1191)
27 27     DS 9931
28 28     DS 9932
29 29     ✸ Naville Numismatics 56, 22 Mar. 2020, lot 325
30 30     NY
31 31     NY