RPC VI, 5672 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 5672 (temporary)
Province Asia
Subprovince Conventus of Apamea
Region Phrygia
City Sebaste
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥ Κ Μ ΑΥ ϹƐΒ ΑΛƐΞΑΝΔΡΟϹ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, r., seen from front
Reverse inscription ϹƐΒΑϹΤΗΝΩΝ
Reverse design Dionysus driving a biga of panthers, r., holding long thyrsus and reins
Metal Æ
Average diameter 31 mm
Average weight 11.55 g
Axis 1, 12
Reference BMC 38
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L: 1902,1002.80 BMC 38
2     FAC RP66087
3     Leu EA 20, 25 June 2022, lot 2015