RPC VI, 136 (temporary)


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 136 (temporary)
Province Macedonia
Region Macedonia
City Edessa
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚƐ Μ Α ϹƐ ΑΛƐΞΑΝΔΡΟϹ (sic)
Obverse design laureate and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ƐΔƐϹϹΑΙΩΝ
Reverse design Roma goddess seated on throne, l., wearing helmet and holding Nike offering her a wreath; behind her, turreted Edessa standing, l., holding sceptre or cornucopia and crowning her with wreath; at her feet, goat, r.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 6
Reference Papaefthymiou 74–5,9, 14
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     NY: 1944.100.10401 SNG 261 = Papaefthymiou 9/11
2 2     Papaefthymiou 14/22
3 3     ✸ Savoca Numismatik GmbH & Co. KG Online 31 Silver, 10 Mar. 2019, lot 266