RPC VI, 7806 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 7806 (temporary)
Province Mesopotamia
Region Mesopotamia
City Edessa
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ Α ϹΕΥ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟϹ ϹΕΒ
Obverse design laureate bust of Severus Alexander, left, holding eagle-tipped sceptre over shoulder and shield (decorated with Nike), seen from front
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤ ΚΟΛ ΕΔΕϹϹΗΝωΝ
Reverse design Tyche of the City seated on basis, left, holding corn ears; at her feet, lighted altar; below, river god swimming, right; in field, four stars
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 30 mm
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)
Note For the eagle-tipped sceptre, see also https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/type/80026.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Müller 75, 1993, lot 253