RPC VI, 1638 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume VI
Number 1638 (temporary)
Province Moesia Inferior
Region Moesia
City Marcianopolis
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Magistrate Tib Iulius Festus (legatus Augusti pro praetore provinciae Moesiae)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΥΡ ϹΕΥΗ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟϹ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΥΠ ΤΙΒ ΙΟΥΛ ΦΗⳞΤΟΥ ΜΑΡΚΙΑΝΟΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ
Reverse design Demeter(?) standing facing, head l., holding corn ears and cornucopia
Metal Æ
Average diameter 22 mm
Average weight 8.82 g
Axis 12
Reference AMNG 1015-1016 (Abundantia),Hristova & Jekov, Marcianopolis 6.32.5.3
Specimens 6
Note AMNG 1015-1016 are described as having a head, not a bust, on the obv.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
    ✸ Naumann Gitbud & Naumann 31, 3 May 2015, lot 287
    CGT coll.
    CGT coll.
    CGT coll.
    NY: 1997.32.61
    Budapest SNG 222