RPC VI, 4461 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 4461 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Lydia
City Tabala
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Magistrate P. Phronton (archon) ; Agathephoros (arch(on?))
Obverse inscription ΑΥ Κ Μ ΑΥΡ ϹƐ ΑΛƐΞΑΝΔΡΟϹ
Obverse design laureate and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, r.
Reverse inscription [ƐΠ Π ΦΡΟΝΤΩΝ ? .... ]ΡƐΩϹ ΚƐ ΑΓΑΘΗΦ[ΟΡ]ΟΥ ΑΡ ΤΑΒΑΛƐΩΝ
Reverse design Helios in quadriga, r., holding whip and raising hand
Metal Æ
Average diameter 33 mm
Average weight 11.79 g
Reference GRPCL 52 corr., Hochard 2337
Specimens 1
Note Presumably the missing circular legend includes the name of P. Fronto, as on https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/type/57524, but it seems very long and must include other words. It ends [  ]ΡƐΩϹ, suggesting a priest of some sort.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ Künker 115, 25 Sept. 2006, lot 671