RPC VI, 7168 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 7168 (temporary)
Province Cilicia
Region Cilicia
Subregion Cilicia Pedias
City Mopsus
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Issue ΓϘϹ = year 293
Dating 225/6
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ ϹΕ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟϹ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, right, seen from rear
Reverse design Artemis standing facing, head right, wearing short chiton, holding bow and drawing arrow from quiver on her shoulder; at her feet, stag, right, looking back; in front of her, Apollo standing facing, head left, crossing legs, leaning on small column and holding laurel branch
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 37 mm
Reference vA Mopsos 72
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)
Note The date was read as year 296, but Γ seems clear on the new specimen.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1920,0728.66 Weber 7575 = vA Mopsos 72
2 2     ✸ Grün 49, 20 May 2008, lot 95 ('Adramyteum') = Gorny & Mosch 269, 9 Mar. 2020, lot 931 = Gorny & Mosch 265, 14 Oct. 2019, lot 1087