RPC VI, 4182 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 4182 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Adramyteum
Region Lesbus
City Methymna
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Magistrate Lollianos (strategos for the second time)
Obverse inscription Α Κ Μ Α Ϲ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟϹ
Obverse design laureate bust of Severus Alexander, right,wearing cuirass with Gorgoneion(?), seen from front
Reverse inscription ΕΠ ϹΤΡ Τ Β ΛΟΛΛΙΑΝΟΥ ΜΗΘΥΜΝΑΙΩΝ
Reverse design city goddess (?) seated on throne, left, holding tansverse sceptre and Nike offering her a wreath
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 34 mm
Axis 6
Reference Franke, Methymna 29
Specimens 5 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: I-B1900 Franke, Methymna 29a
2 2     V: GR 16919 Kraft taf. 49, 11 = Franke, Methymna 29c
3 3     Bern SNG 826
4 4     Hirsch XXI, 1908, 2716
5 5     CNG EA 496, 21 July 2021, lot 286