RPC VI, 10861 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume VI
Number 10861 (temporary)
Province Cilicia
Region Cilicia
Subregion Cilicia Pedias
City Aegeae
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Issue Year ΖΟϹ = 277
Dating 230/1
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΝ ΑΡΧΙΕΡΕωϹ ΧΡ[...]
Obverse design diademed and draped bust of Severus Alexander, left, holding serpent-staff and patera(?), seen from front
Reverse inscription [..]ΠΙϹ ΘΕΟ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥΠΟ[...] ΑΙΓΑΙωΝ ΖΟϹ
Reverse design the Emperor standing facing in military dress(?), head left, holding serpent-staff and patera over lighted altar
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 39 mm
Reference Haymann, NC 180 (2020). p. 62 no. 7, reading ΑΥΤ Κ ΑΛƐΞΑΝΔΡΟΝ ΑΡΧΙ[ ]ΑϹΚΛ[...], interpreting it to mean ἀρχιερεὺς(μέγιστος) Ἀσκληπίου
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Goethe Universität: G1ar plaster cast