RPC VI, 4655 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 4655 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Lydia
City Magnesia ad Sipylum
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Magistrate Keltianos (strategos)
Obverse inscription Α Κ Μ ΑΥΡ ϹΕ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟϹ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΕΠ ϹΤΡ ΚΕΛΤΙΑΝΟΥ (sic?) ΜΑΓΝΗΤΩΝ ϹΙΠΥΛΟΥ
Reverse design Cybele seated on throne, left, holding patera and leaning elbow on tympanum; at her feet, two lions, left
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 39 mm
Axis 5, 6
Reference GRPCL 178–9 corr. ('Kleitianos'), Hochard 1100 corr. ('Kleitianos')
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Mu: 55 SNG 277
2 2     ✸ Roma Numismatics E-Sale 36, 27 May 2017, lot 230