RPC VI, 6513 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 6513 (temporary)
Province Galatia
Region Pontus
City Amisus
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Issue ƐΤ СΝΓ = 253
Dating 221/222
Obverse inscription ΑΥ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΥ ϹΕΥ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟϹ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, right seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΑΜΙϹΟΥ ΕΛΕΥΘΕΡΑϹ ΕΤ ϹΝΓ
Reverse design Dionysus standing facing, head left, holding long thyrsus and cantharus(?) over altar at his feet
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 33 mm
Axis 6
Reference Malloy 183, Rec 128a
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 1199 SNG 1589 = Rec 128a
2 2     V: GR 31623