RPC VI, 4464 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 4464 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Lydia
City Maeonia
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Magistrate Aurelius Zenon (archon and prytanis)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΥΡ ϹΕΥΡ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟϹ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ΑΥΡ(?) ΖΗΝΩΝΟϹ (retrograde Ζ) ΑΡ[...?] ΜΑΙΟΝΩΝ
Reverse design Dionysus standing, facing, head left, holding cantharus over panther, left and plucking grapes from vine behind him
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 38 mm
Axis 6
Reference GRPCL 146, Hochard 1254 and 1255 corr.
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: 1975,0411.358
2 2     Venice
3 3     CNG EA 117, 29 June 2005, lot 125