RPC VI, 6764 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume VI
Number 6764 (temporary)
Province Cappadocia
Region Cappadocia
City Caesarea
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Issue ƐΤ Γ = 3
Dating 223/4
Obverse inscription ΑΥ Κ ϹƐΟΥΗ ΑΛƐΞΑΝ(ΔΡΟϹ)
Obverse design radiate and draped bust of Severus Alexander, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤΡΟΠ(Ο) ΚΑΙϹΑ(ΡΙ) ƐΤ Γ
Reverse design (garlanded) altar, surmounted by four corn ears
Metal Æ
Average diameter 23 mm
Axis 5, 6, 12
Reference Ganschow 763b
Specimens 6 (1 in the core collections)
Note Possibly year 6?

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 687
2 2     Bern Righetti 1800
2 2     ✸ Henseler 1154A, ex London Ancient Coins 2019
3 3     Henseler 1154
4 4     Lindgren III, 957
5 5     Henseler 1154B, ex Lydia 5, 2021, lot 616