RPC VI, 4679 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #4

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 4679 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Ionia
City Smyrna
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Magistrate M. Vinicius Polites (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 ϹΜΥΡΝΑΙΩΝ ΠΡΩΤΩΝ ΑϹΙΑϹ Γ ΝƐΩΚ ΤΩΝ ϹƐΒ ƐΠ Ϲ ΠΟΛƐΙΤΟΥ
Reverse design radiate and draped bust of Helios, r., facing draped bust of Selene with crescent on shoulders, l.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 36 mm
Axis 6
Reference Klose 4, BMC 432–3, SNG vA 2225, G 1599
Specimens 19 (11 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L BMC 432 = Klose 4.10
2     L: 1849,0717.116 BMC 433 = Klose 4.11
3     L: 1979,0101.1794 vA 2225 = Klose 4.8
4     ✸ P: 2721 Klose 4.13
5     B: 877/1900 Klose 4.6
6     B: L Klose 4.14
7     C Leake 8132 = Klose 4.4
8     G: 1599 Hunterian II, 385, 247 = Klose 4.9
9     Mu: 421 Klose 4.5
10     NY: 1944.100.47082 Klose 4.2
11     V: GR 33946 Klose 4.7
12     Boston: 1984.6 Ariadne Gall. (December 1983), 112 = Klose 4.19
13     Rome: 111163 Klose 4.12
14     Egger 1914, n. 1052 (Prowe Coll.) = Klose 4.1
15     Hirsch 1918, n. 2985 (Weber Coll.) = Klose 4.16
16     Mabbot 1630 = Klose 4.15
17     Reichmann 30 (1924), n. 730 = Klose 4.3 = Baldwin's 37, 4 May 2003, lot 846
18     Schlessinger 13 (February 1935), 1292 = Klose 4.18
19     Waddell 1 (1982), 21379 = Klose 4.17