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 ϹƐ ΑΛƐΞΑΝΔΡΟϹ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ƐΠ ϹΤΡ ΚƐΛΤΙΑΝΟΥ (sic?) ΜΑΓΝΗΤΩΝ ϹΙΠΥΛΟΥ
Reverse design Cybele seated on throne, l., holding patera and leaning elbow on tympanum; at her feet, two lions, l.
Metal Æ
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