RPC VI, 1139 (temporary)


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 1139 (temporary)
Province Thrace
Region Thrace
City Sestus
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥ Κ Μ ΑΥ ϹΕ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟϹ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ϹΗϹΤΙΩΝ
Reverse design Leander swimming, right, towards Hero standing on top of tower, left, holding lamp; above, Eros flying, right, holding torch
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 29 mm
Axis 1, 2
Reference Calomino, Burnett 222,24
Specimens 3 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Würzburg: H6637
2 2     G&M 125, Oct. 2003, 302 = Calomino, Burnett 222, 24
3 3     ✸ Roma Numismatics Ltd E-Sale 42, 6 Jan. 2018, lot 437