RPC VI, 6850 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #12

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 6850 (temporary)
Province Cappadocia
Region Cappadocia
City Caesarea
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Issue ƐΤ Η = 8
Dating 228/9
Obverse inscription ΑΥ Κ ϹƐΟΥ(Η)(Ρ) ΑΛƐΞΑΝ(Δ)(Ρ)
Obverse design laureate bust of Severus Alexander, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤΡΟ(Π)(Ο) ΚΑΙϹΑΡ(Ι)(Α) ƐΤ Η
Reverse design Mount Argaeus; on summit, wreath
Metal Æ
Average diameter 27 mm
Average weight 12.12 g
Axis 6, 11, 12
Reference S 593–4
Specimens 15 (7 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1847,1101.264 S 594 = BMC 337
2     L: 1895,0508.196 S 593 = BMC 336
3     P: AA.GR.25774
4     P: 705
5     B Löbbecke
6     B Rauch
7     NY: 1953.171.1405
8     Lindgren I, 1725
9     vA 6522
10     CGT coll., ex eBay Lanz
11     Henseler 1276
12     ✸ Leu EA 16, 22 May 2021, lot 2943
13     Leeds-UL: 1580
14     CGT coll. = Lydia EA 9, 17 July 2021, lot 408
15     Henseler 1279A, ex Bucephalus Black 1, 2022, lot 360