RPC VI, 4176 (temporary)


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 4176 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Adramyteum
Region Lesbus
City Methymna
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥ Κ Μ ΑΥΡ ϹΕ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟϹ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΜΗΘΥΜΑΙΩΝ (sic)
Reverse design Tyche standing, left, wearing kalathos, holding rudder and cornucopia
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 23 mm
Axis 12
Reference Franke, Methymna 33
Specimens 4 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1979,0101.1690 vA 7748 = Franke, Methymna 33b
2 2     Mu: 21 SNG 719 = Franke, Methymna 33a
3 3     ✸ Solidus Online 6, 19 July 2015, lot 206
4 4     Private coll.: K. Verboven, P. Bultinck, 'A Roman-Provincial coin from Methymna (Lesbos) found in Merendree (Oost-Vlaanderen)', RBN 163 (2017), 439-440