RPC VI, 5360 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 5360 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Alabanda
Region Caria
City Aphrodisias
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΥΡ ϹƐΟ ΑΛƐΞΑΝΔΡΟϹ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΑΦΡΟΔƐΙϹIƐΩΝ
Reverse design front view of temple with four columns with arcuated lintel, within which Aphrodite of Aphrodisias standing, r., wearing kalathos and holding flower(?).; behind, priestess seated, r.; before, small plant(?); above, star and crescent on either side
Metal Æ
Average diameter 36 mm
Average weight 21.98 g
Axis 6
Reference Macdonald 171
Specimens 2

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L: 1979,0101.1847 vA 2460 = Macdonald 171
2     NY: 1944.100.53104 (under Aspendus in Pisidia)