RPC VI, 3212 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 3212 (temporary)
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Bithynia
City Nicaea
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Issue Group 2
Obverse inscription Μ ΑΥΡ ϹΕΥΗ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟϹ Α(Υ)(Γ)
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΝΙΚΑΙΕΩΝ
Reverse design Athena standing facing, head left, holding patera and spear; at her feet, shield
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference Rec 583
Specimens 9 (3 in the core collections)
Note Sometimes, on the obv., lundate sigmas (ϹƐΥΗ ΑΛƐΞΑΝΔΡΟϹ).

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 1079 Rec 583.1
2 2     B: Morel Rec 583.4
3 3     ✸ V Rec 583.2
4 4     Rome: DS110275
5 5     CGT coll. ex Naville Auction 17, 20 Sept. 2015, lot 242
7 7     vA 611
8 8     vA 7045
9 9     CGT coll. ex Naville Numismatics 35, 28 Oct. 2017, lot 247 (part)
10 10     CGT coll.