RPC VI, 6849 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume VI
Number 6849 (temporary)
Province Cappadocia
Region Cappadocia
City Caesarea
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Issue ƐΤ Ζ = 7
Dating 227/8
Obverse inscription ΑΥ Κ ϹƐΟ ΑΛƐΞΑΝ
Obverse design laureate and draped bust of Severus Alexander, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤΡΟ ΚΑΙϹΑ(Ρ) ƐΤ Z
Reverse design temple with two columns, enclosing agalma of Mount Argaeus; globe or star in pediment
Metal Æ
Average diameter 17 mm
Average weight 4.34 g
Axis 6, 12
Reference SM 592a; Ganschow 839
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)
Note A coin in B for this denomination has this design (3.06g, ΑΥ Κ ϹƐΟΥΗ ΑΛƐΞΑΝΔΡ) with a radiate head, r., on the obv., but the year is not visible.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ P: 699 Wa 6794 = SM 592a
2     Henseler 1275
3     Henseler 1275a, ex Ares web auction 1, 23 Aug. 2019, lot 287 = Ares web auction 12, 2020, lot 410