RPC VI, 1049 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 1049 (temporary)
Province Thrace
Region Thrace
City Perinthus
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΥΡ ϹΕΥ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟϹ ΑΥΓ
Obverse design laureate and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, right, the cuirass decorated with Gorgon's head, and aegis on shoulder, seen from front
Reverse inscription ΠΕΡΙΝΘΙΩΝ ΔΙϹ ΝΕΩΚΟΡΩΝ
Reverse design emperor standing facing in toga, head left, holding patera over flaming tripod and scroll
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 42 mm
Reference Schönert-Geiss, Perinthus 785
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 1224 Schönert-Geiss, Perinthus 785.2 = Mi I, 411, 318
2 2     Cologne: Slg. Niessen 12345 Schönert-Geiss, Perinthus 785.1