RPC VI, 3989 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 3989 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Adramyteum
Region Troas
City Alexandria
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Obverse inscription IMP M AV S ALEXANDRVS
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription COL ALEX TROA
Reverse design Alexander the Great(?) standing, left, wearing chlamys, holding sceptre and patera(?) over tripod, in front of cult statue of Apollo Smintheus standing on basis, right; above, eagle flying, right, holding bucranium in talons
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 7
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ CNG EA 370, 9 Mar. 2016, lot 270
2 2     CNG EA 378, 13 July 2016, lot 315