RPC VI, 1044 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume VI
Number 1044 (temporary)
Province Thrace
Region Thrace
City Perinthus
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥ Κ Μ ΑΥΡ ⳞΕΥΗ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟⳞ ΑΥΓ
Obverse design laureate and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, r., the cuirass decorated with Gorgon's head, and aegis on shoulder, seen from front
Reverse inscription ΠΕΡΙΝΘΙⲰΝ Β ΝΕⲰΚΟΡⲰΝ ΙⲰΝⲰΝ
Reverse design Dionysus standing nude facing, wearing vine wreath, holding panther skin on shoulder and resting on long thyrsus, placing hand on the shoulder of one of two satyrs standing facing, at his left; to l., Pan standing facing, holding pedum and leaning on Silenus standing, r.; below, Ariadne reclining, l., supporting head with hand, placing the other arm behind head; at her feet, dog leaning, l., looking back
Metal Æ
Average diameter 41 mm
Average weight 27.80 g
Axis 1, 2
Reference Schönert-Geiss, Perinthus 779
Specimens 5

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
    ✸ B: L1906(?) Schönert-Geiss, Perinthus 779.1
    Budapest Schönert-Geiss, Perinthus 779.3 (from Brigetio)
    Gotha Schönert-Geiss, Perinthus 779.2
    Rome De Sanctis 744
    Varbanov 3, 456