RPC VI, 5158 (temporary)


Image of specimen #4


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 5158 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Miletus
Region Ionia
City Magnesia ad Maeandrum
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ϹƐΥΗ ΑΛƐΞΑΝΔΡΟϹ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΜΑΓΝΗΤΩΝ
Reverse design Dionysus standing, facing, head l., holding long thyrsus and cantharus over panther, l.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 18 mm
Average weight 2.40 g
Axis 6
Reference Schultz 282–3
Specimens 7

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     B: I-B1900 Schultz 282.1
2     V: GR 27456 Schultz 283
3     Münster: M 1125 Schultz 282.2
4     ✸ M&M GmbH 15, 21 Oct. 2004, lot 623
5     C McClean 3984, pl. 145.12; Schönert-Geiss, Maroneia, 1735 corr. (as Volusian; see intro of rpc9)
6     CGT coll. ex G. Rohde
7     CGT coll.