RPC VI, 7720 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 7720 (temporary)
Province Mesopotamia
Region Mesopotamia
City Edessa
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Caesar)
Issue Group 2
Obverse inscription ΜΑΡ ΑΥ(Ρ) ΑΛƐΞΑΝΔΡΟϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ
Obverse design bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΜΑΡ ΑΥΡ ΑΝΤ (ΚΟ) ƐΔƐϹϹΑ
Reverse design Tyche of the City seated on a stone seat(?), l., holding corn ears; below, river god swimming, r.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 5, 6
Reference BMC 80
Specimens 5 (4 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: G.2880 BMC 80
2 2     ✸ NY: 1944.100.78311
3 3     NY: 1944.100.78312
4 4     P: 2060
5 5     Aquila Numismatics 2, 7 May 2022, lot 612 (Sagalassus)