RPC VI, 4526 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 4526 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Sardis
Region Lydia
City Sardis
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Magistrate Gaius Asinius Nikomachos Frugianus (archon)
Issue Group 2
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΥΡ ϹΕΒ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟϹ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, right, seen from front
Reverse inscription ΕΠΙ ΑΡΧ Γ ΑϹΙΝ ΝΕΙΚΟΜΑΧΟΥ ΦΡΟΥΓ ϹΑΡΔΙΑΝΩΝ Β ΝΕΩΚΟΡΩΝ
Reverse design statue of Zeus Lydios standing on base facing, head left, beneath a tree, holding eagle and resting on sceptre, in front of monumental altar adorned with relief of three figures supporting the entablature; on top of it, blazing pyre with four bulls' heads
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 40 mm
Axis 6
Reference GRPCL 614, Hochard 2085
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1892,0507.157 BMC 178
2 2     ✸ P: 1228A
3 3     Aiello coll. = GRPCL Sardes 615 (not illustrated)