RPC VI, 7801 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 7801 (temporary)
Province Mesopotamia
Region Mesopotamia
City Edessa
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟ ΚΑΙϹ ΜΑΡ ΑΥΡ ϹΕ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟϹ ϹΕΒ
Obverse design radiate and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, left, holding spear(?) and decorated shield, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΜΗ ΚΟ ΕΔΕϹϹΗΝωΝ
Reverse design Tyche of the City seated on basis, left, holding corn ears(?); at her feet, lighted altar; on either side, star; below, river god swimming, left
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 6
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: G.2885 BMC 93
1 1     P: 1331
2 2     ✸ CNG EA 184, 19 Mar. 2008, lot 134