RPC VI, 6515 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 6515 (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 Amazon standing, left, picking up apples of the Hesperides from a tree; at her feet, pelta
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 32 mm
Axis 6
Reference Malloy 185, Rec 129a
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 1197 SNG 1587 = Rec 129a