RPC VI, 4178 (temporary)


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 4178 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Adramyteum
Region Lesbus
City Methymna
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Obverse inscription Α Κ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΜΗΘΥΜNΑΙΩΝ
Reverse design Arion seated facing on a dolphin, right, wearing chiton and chlamys, holding lyre and plectrum
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 18 mm
Axis 12
Reference Franke, Methymna 30–1, Calomino, Burnett 221,12
Specimens 3 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1838,0419.69 BMC 48 = Kraft taf. 49, 8b = Franke, Methymna 31a
2 2     B: 530/1900 Franke, Methymna 30b
3 3     ✸ B: L1906 Franke, Methymna 30a = Calomino, Burnett 221, 12