RPC VI, 3895 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 3895 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Adramyteum
Region Mysia
City Lampsacus
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Magistrate Primus (strategos)
Obverse inscription ΑΥ Κ Μ ΑΥ ϹƐΥΗΡΟϹ ΑΛƐΞΑΝΔΡΟϹ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ƐΠ ϹΤΡ ΠΡƐΙΜΟΥ ΛΑΜΨΑΚΗΝ
Reverse design ithyphallic herm of Priapus standing, l., holding thyrsus and cantharus over lighted altar
Metal Æ
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 12
Reference SNG France 1291; SNG vA 7411
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 824 SNG 1291 = Wa 902
2 2     vA 7411
3 3     CNG 55, 13 Sept. 2000, lot 952