RPC VI, 30084 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 30084 (temporary)
Province Cilicia
Region Cilicia
Subregion Cilicia Trachea
City Seleucia ad Calycadnum
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥ Κ Μ ΑΥΡ ϹΕΟΥΗΡ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟϹ
Obverse design radiate and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, right, with drapery, seen from front
Reverse inscription ΕΛΕΥΚΕΩΝ ΚΑ...]
Reverse design Athena in facing quadriga, holding shield, about to hurl a spear at anguipede giant to lower right, himself about to hurl a stone; to lower left, a second fallen giant
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 29 mm
Axis 6
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)
Note Very similar rev. to Tarsus for Maximinus https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/type/54735 and https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/type/54693

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Leu EA 16, 22 May 2021, lot 2910