RPC VI, 3630 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 3630 (temporary)
Province Bithynia-Pontus
Region Paphlagonia
City Amastris
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Caesar)
Obverse inscription Μ ΑΥΡ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΝ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, right, seen from front
Reverse inscription ΑΜΑϹΤΡΙΑΝΩΝ
Reverse design Nike advancing, right, holding palm branch and wreath
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 21 mm
Reference Rec 167
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)
Note Not illustrated. Presumably Severus Alexander as Caesar, since no coins are otherwise known for Severus Alexander as Augustus.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Rec 156 = Rec 167
2 2     ✸ Sol Numismatik XIII, 20 May 2023, lot 367