RPC VI, 7404 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #7

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 7404 (temporary)
Province Cilicia
Region Cilicia
Subregion Cilicia Pedias
City Anazarbus
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Issue ƐΤ ΘΜС = 249
Dating 230/1
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ ϹƐΟΥ ΑΛƐΞΑΝΔΡΟϹ
Obverse design laureate head of Severus Alexander, r.
Reverse inscription ΑΝΑΖΑΡΒΟΥ (sometimes retrograde Ζ) ΜΗΤΡΟΠ (or ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟ or ΜΗΤΡΟΠ) Γ Β (or Β Γ) ƐΤ ΘΜϹ
Reverse design five palm branches
Metal Æ
Average diameter 23 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference Ziegler 547–50
Specimens 8 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     C: 451.1948 SNG 5228 = Ziegler 548.1
2 2     Istanbul: 8592 Ziegler 548.3
3 3     Ziegler 547 = Levante 1464
4 4     Ziegler 548.2 (from Aleppo)
5 5     Ziegler 549
6 6     Ziegler 550 = Malloy, 23, 1987, 271
7 7     ✸ Trade May 2020
8 8     Ares 6, 19 Jan. 2020, lot 335