RPC VI, 4464 (temporary)

 

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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 Aur. Zenon (archon and prytanis)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΥΡ ϹƐΥΡ ΑΛƐΞΑΝΔΡΟϹ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ƐΠΙ ΑΥΡ(?) ΖΗΝΩΝΟϹ (retrograde Ζ) ΑΡ[...?] ΜΑΙΟΝΩΝ
Reverse design Dionysus standing, facing, head l., holding cantharus over panther, l. and plucking grapes from vine behind him
Metal Æ
Average diameter 38 mm
Average weight 25.14 g
Axis 6
Reference GRPCL 146, Hochard 1254 and 1255 corr.
Specimens 3

Specimens of this coin type

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