RPC VI, 4597 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 4597 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Aeolis
City Cyme
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Orbiana (Augusta)
Magistrate Tib. Ail. Alexander (strategos and archon for the second time)
Obverse inscription ΓΝΑ (sic) ΟΡΒΙΑΝΗ (or ΟΡΒΙΑΝΑ) ΑΥΓΟ(Υ)
Obverse design diademed and draped bust of Orbiana, r.
Reverse inscription ƐΠ ϹΤ ΑΛƐΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ B ΚΥΜΑΙΩΝ
Reverse design Poseidon standing, l., holding dolphin and trident, placing foot on prow
Metal Æ
Average diameter 22 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference BMC 142, SNG München 549
Specimens 8 (5 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: BNK,G.1176 BMC 142
2 2     P: 229
3 3     ✸ B: F1873
4 4     Mu SNG 549
5 5     V: GR 34582
6 6     Ödemiş: MAIKE.K92.161
7 7     CGT coll. = Savoca 10 Blue, 29 Sept. 2018, lot 931
8 8     CGT coll. = Savoca 131st Blue, 21 April 2022, lot 410