RPC VI, 6729 (temporary)


Image of specimen #6


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 6729 (temporary)
Province Cappadocia
Region Cappadocia
City Caesarea
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Caesar)
Issue ƐΤ Ɛ = 5
Dating 221/2
Obverse inscription Κ Μ ΑΥΡΗΛΙΟϹ ΑΛƐΞΑΝΔΡΟϹ
Obverse design bare-headed and draped bust of Severus Alexander, r., seen from front
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟ ΚΑΙϹΑΡΙ ƐΤ Ɛ
Reverse design agalma of Mount Argaeus placed on altar; on summit, star; altar is garlanded
Metal Æ
Average diameter 27 mm
Average weight 11.80 g
Axis 1, 12
Reference Ganschow 732
Specimens 6
Note The Κ for Caesar would more naturally come at the end of the inscription but https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/type/ places it at the beginning.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 680
2     B Löbbecke
3     B Löbbecke
4     V: GR 20179
5     Henseler 1113; Henseler 1113
6     ✸ vA 6508