RPC VI, 10598 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #20

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 10598 (temporary)
Province Egypt
Region Egypt
City Alexandria
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Issue L IΓ = 13
Dating 233/4
Obverse inscription Α ΚΑΙ ΜΑΡ ΑΥΡ ϹƐΥ ΑΛƐΞΑΝΔΡΟϹ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription L ΙΓ
Reverse design Alexandria standing facing, head l., wearing elephant skin and chiton, holding corn ears and vexillum; to l., palm branch
Metal Debased silver
Average diameter 23 mm
Axis 12
Reference D 4265, M 3159, Geissen 2484, E 3088 (13)
Specimens 23 (9 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L ΒΜC 1688
2     L: 1864,1118.677 BMC 1689 corr.
3     P: 2984
4     B: 1892/96
5     B: 18208119, Löbb.
6     Mu: 2009/16
7     NY: 1944.100.64636
8     O: HCR27474 M 3159
9     V: GR 25146
10     A: 3779 Demetrio 2521
11     Birmingham: 435
12     Bern Righetti 2810
13     Cologne Geissen 2484
14     Osnabrück: 1732
15     Rome: 81840
16 –19     D 4265 = Kunst und Munzen 43, 1980, lot 190 ( = Figari - Mosconi 1126)
20     ✸ Peus 398, lot 784
21     DS 12332 = Ars et Nummus 11, 1970, lot 61 ( = Figari - Mosconi 1125)
22     DS 12333
23     DS 9858 (?)