RPC VI, 7910 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 7910 (temporary)
Province Mesopotamia
Region Mesopotamia
City Rhesaena
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ Κ Μ Α Ϲ ΑΛƐΞΑΝΔΡΟϹ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, l., seen from rear, holding decorated shield
Reverse inscription ΡΗϹΑΙΝΗϹΙⲰΝ LEG III P S
Reverse design Tyche of the City seated on rock, l., holding eagle looking, r.; at her feet, river god swimming, l., looking back
Metal Æ
Average diameter 29 mm
Axis 9, 12
Reference Castelin 25–6
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L: 1908,1111.35 BMC 5 = Castellin 26
2     B Castellin 25 (under Caracalla)