RPC VI, 7875 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 7875 (temporary)
Province Mesopotamia
Region Mesopotamia
City Carrhae
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ Α Ϲ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟϹ Ϲ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, left, seen from rear, holding decorated shield
Reverse inscription ΚΑΡ ΚΟ ΜΗ ΜΕϹϹΟΠ (sic), Α
Reverse design Tyche of the City seated on rock, left, holding corn ears; at her feet, lighted altar; 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     ✸ P: 1905
2 2     P: 1186
3 3     Roma Numismatics EA 99, 7 July 2022, lot 838 = Roma Numismatics EA 112, 7 Sept. 2023, lot 832