RPC VI, 1042 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 1042 (temporary)
Province Thrace
Region Thrace
City Perinthus
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥ Κ Μ ΑΥΡ ϹΕΥΗ ΑΛΕΖΑΝΔΡΟϹ ΑΥΓ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, right, seen from front
Reverse inscription ΠΕΡΙΝΙΘΙΩΝ (sic) ΙΩΝΩΝ ΔΙϹ ΝΕΩΚΟΡΩΝ
Reverse design Ares(?) standing facing nude, head right, resting on inverted spear, holding chlamys and bow
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 40 mm
Reference Schönert-Geiss, Perinthus 780
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 1223 Schönert-Geiss, Perinthus 780
2 2     V: GR 8944
3 3     Wildwinds ex Schlessinger Hermitage theft sale, lot 487