RPC VI, 30568 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 30568 (temporary)
Province Cilicia
Region Cilicia
Subregion Cilicia Pedias
City Anazarbus
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Obverse inscription [ΑΥΤ ..]ΑΥΡ ϹΕΟΥ ΑΛΕ[ΞΑΝΔΡΟϹ]
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription [ ]ΜΗΤΡΟ[ ], ΕΤ [ ]
Reverse design Dioscuri (nude) standing facing, holding spears
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 24 mm
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)
Note Confirmation required. The attribution to Anazarbus is very uncertain, based on the combination of the radiate portrait, the presence of the words ΜΗΤΡΟ and ΕΤ. But the coin could have been much tooled. 

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Numismatik Naumann 126, 5 - 6 Mar. 2023, lot 666 (Neocaesarea)