RPC VI, 10512 (temporary)


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 10512 (temporary)
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Julia Mamaea (Augusta)
Issue L I = 10
Dating 230/1
Obverse inscription ΙΟΥ ΜΑΜΑΙΑ ϹΕΒ ΜΗΤ ϹΕΒ Κ ϹΤΡΑ
Obverse design draped bust of Julia Mamaea wearing stephane, right
Reverse inscription L Ι
Reverse design griffin seated right, placing left forepaw on wheel; below, palm branch
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 22 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 3 (0 in the core collections)
Note The date is not very clear on https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/coin/241322: the palm on the rev. shows it must be of year 10 or greater, and 10 seems the likeliest year. This is now confirmed by https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/coin/243788.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     A: 285/1121
2 2     Pecunem 39, 3 Jan. 2016, lot 793
3 3     ✸ Roma E-live auction 1, 25 July 2018, lot 458