RPC VI, 7890 (temporary)


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 7890 (temporary)
Province Mesopotamia
Region Mesopotamia
City Carrhae
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ Α Ϲ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟϹ (?)
Obverse design laureate and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, left, holding decorated shield and raising hand, seen from front
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤ ΚΟΛ 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 1
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1933,0415.3
2 2     CNG 45, 18 Mar. 1998, lot 1061
3 3     ✸ Holy Land Auction 16, 20 Jun. 2021, lot 345