RPC VI, 1621 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #8

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 1621 (temporary)
Province Moesia Inferior
Region Moesia
City Marcianopolis
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Julia Maesa (Augusta) ; Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Magistrate Tib Iulius Festus (legatus Augusti pro praetore)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΥΡ ϹΕΥΗ ΑΛΕΖΑΝΔΡΟϹ ΙΟΥΛΙΑ ΜΑΙϹΑ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, r., seen from rear, facing diademed and draped bust of Julia Maesa, l.
Reverse inscription ΥΠ ΤΙΒ ΙΟΥΛ ΦΗϹΤΟΥ ΜΑΡΚΙΑΝΟΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ Ε (sometimes retrograde Ε)
Reverse design Nemesis standing facing, head l., holding scales and rod; at her feet, wheel
Metal Æ
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference AMNG 1057,Hristova & Jekov, Marcianopolis 6.33.35.1
Specimens 9 (3 in the core collections)
Note Hristova & Jekov, Marcianopolis 6.33.35.2 give the same type for Philopappos but the relevant part of the rev. legend is illegible.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: 1915/93
2 2     B
3 3     Cop: 250 AMNG 1057.1
4 4     Odessa AMNG 1057.2
5 5     CGT coll.
6 6     CGT coll.
7 7     Roma Numismatics EA 93, 6 Jan. 2022, lot 782 = Roma Numismatics EA 76, 5 Nov. 2020, lot 738
8 8     ✸ Roma Numismatics Ltd E-Sale 20, 29 Aug. 2015, lot 460
9 9     M. Cambreling