RPC VI, 4705 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 4705 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Smyrna
Region Ionia
City Erythrae
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Magistrate Publius Aelius Attalos (strategos for the second time)
Obverse inscription ΑΥ Κ Μ ΑΥΡ ϹΕ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟϹ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, right, seen from front
Reverse inscription ΕΠ Ϲ Π ΑΙ ΑΤΤΑΛΟΥ Τ Β ΕΡΥΘΡΑΙΩΝ
Reverse design Demeter(?), wearing turreted crown, riding a biga of serpents, left, holding torch in each hand
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 38 mm
Axis 6
Reference GM 641,296
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)
Note Perhaps a bigger denomination?

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 1333 Mi III;135, 552
2 2     ✸ B: I-B1900 GM 641, 296