RPC VI, 4782 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 4782 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Ephesus
Region Lydia
City Nysa
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΜΑΡ ΑΥΡ ΑΛƐΞΑΝΔΡΟϹ
Obverse design laureate head of Severus Alexander, r.
Reverse inscription ΝΥϹΑΕΩΝ
Reverse design Apollo standing facing nude, head l., holding laurel branch over lyre at his feet; to r., tripod
Metal Æ
Average diameter 19 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference GRPCL 173
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)
Note Despite the obv. legend, the laurel bust suggests that this belongs to Alexander as Augustus.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     V: GR 34285
2 2     ✸ CGT coll. = Savoca 31st Blue, 26 Apr. 2020, lot 680