RPC VI, 6630 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume VI
Number 6630 (temporary)
Province Galatia
Region Pontus
City Trapezus
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Issue ƐT ΡΞΒ = 162
Dating 225/226
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ ΑΥ ϹΕΟΥ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟϹ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΤΡΑΠΕΖΟΥΝΤΙωΝ (sometimes retrograde N) Ε(Τ) ΡΞΒ
Reverse design Mithras on horseback advancing, right; to right, altar
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 5, 6, 12
Reference Wojan, Trapezonte 83–5, Rec 33
Specimens 9 (6 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L BMC 3 = Rec 33 = Wojan, Trapezonte 85a
2 2     P: 1402 SNG 1953 = Wojan, Trapezonte 83c
3 3     P: 462 SNG 1952 = Wa 100 = Rec 33 = Wojan, Trapezonte 85b
4 4     B: F1873 Wojan, Trapezonte 83a
5 5     B: L1906 Wojan, Trapezonte 84
6 6     Cop: 227
7 7     Bern SNG 591 = Wojan, Trapezonte 83b
8 8     vA 139
10 10     Dara Auction 3, 5 Nov. 2021, lot 1345