RPC VI, 7797 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 7797 (temporary)
Province Mesopotamia
Region Mesopotamia
City Edessa
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΥ ϹΕ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟϹ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΜΗ ΚΟ ΕΔΕϹϹΗΝωΝ
Reverse design Tyche of the City seated on rock, left, holding corn ears; at her feet, lighted altar; on either side, star; below, river god swimming, left
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 31 mm
Axis 3, 5, 11
Specimens 4 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: I-B1900
2 2     Jean Elsen & ses Fils S.A. 99, 28 Mar. 2009, lot 1583
3 3     Missere 978
4 4     Nomos AG obolos 7, 9 July 2017, lot 392