RPC VI, 4173 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 4173 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Adramyteum
Region Lesbus
City Poroselene
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Magistrate Aur. Kaskelios(?) (strategos)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΥΡ ϹƐΒ ΑΛƐΞΑΝΔΡΟϹ
Obverse design laureate head of Severus Alexander, r.
Reverse inscription ƐΠΙ ϹΤΡ ΑΥΡ ΚΑϹΚƐΛΙΟΥ []Α[] ΠΩΡΟϹƐΛΗΝƐΙΤΩΝ
Reverse design Homonoia standing facing, head l., wearing kalathos, holding patera and cornucopia
Metal Æ
Average diameter 38 mm
Average weight 30.87 g
Axis 6
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)
Note Cascellius is a Roman nomen, and seems the likliest reading of the name on the coin. The reading ΤΑΜ does not seem very likely.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ Triton VIII, Jan. 2005, 761 (reading the name as = Peus 366, Oct. 2000, 606