RPC VI, 7885 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume VI
Number 7885 (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 and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, left, holding eagle-tipped sceptre on shoulder and decorated shield, seen from front
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤ ΚΟ ΚΑΡΡΗΝωΝ
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 23 mm
Axis 12
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ CNG EA 224, 16 Dec. 2009, lot 479
2 2     Holy Land Auction 16, 20 Jun. 2021, lot 346