RPC VI, 3908 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 3908 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Adramyteum
Region Troas
City Abydus
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥ Κ Μ ΑΥ ϹΕΟΥΗ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟϹ Ϲ
Obverse design laureate bust of Severus Alexander, right, wearing cuirass with Gorgoneion(?) and aegis, seen from front
Reverse inscription ΑΒΥΔΟϹ ΑΒΥΔΗΝΩΝ
Reverse design hero Abydos(?) standing nude, left, holding chlamys and placing hand on prow at his feet; before him, cow(?), left, looking back, suckling calf; in the background, tree
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 37 mm
Axis 6
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Rauch 87, Dec. 2010, 659 = Solidus Monthly 23, 13 Jan. 2018, lot 268