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 Publius Fronto (archon) ; Agathephoros (archon)
Obverse inscription ΑΥ Κ Μ ΑΥΡ ϹΕ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟϹ
Obverse design laureate and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, right, seen from front
Reverse inscription [ΕΠ Π ΦΡΟΝΤΩΝ ? .... ]ΡΕΩϹ ΚΕ ΑΓΑΘΗΦ[ΟΡ]ΟΥ ΑΡ ΤΑΒΑΛΕΩΝ
Reverse design Helios in quadriga, right, holding whip and raising hand
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 33 mm
Reference GRPCL 52 corr., Hochard 2337
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)
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 Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Künker 115, 25 Sept. 2006, lot 671