RPC VI, 3183 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #4

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 3183 (temporary)
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Nicaea
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Issue Group 1
Obverse inscription Μ ΑΥΡ ⳞΕΥ ΑΛΕΖΑΝΔΡΟⳞ ΑΥ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription IΠΠΑΡΧΟⳞ ΝΙΚΑΙΕΩΝ
Reverse design Hipparchus the astronomer seated on basis, l., wearing himation over lower limbs; to l., globe on small column
Metal Æ
Average diameter 23 mm
Average weight 6.63 g
Axis 6, 12
Reference Rec 608
Specimens 6

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 1093 Rec 608.1
2     A Rec 608.2
3     Praefectus Auction α, 28 Feb. 2021, lot 173
4     ✸ Roma E-Sale 59, 11 July 2019, lot 677
5     Naumann 83, 3 Nov. 2019, lot 428
6     Dara Antiques Museum EA 2, 9 Oct. 2021, lot 661