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 ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟϹ
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, left, seen from rear, holding decorated shield
Reverse inscription ΡΗϹΑΙΝΗϹΙωΝ LEG III P S
Reverse design Tyche of the City seated on rock, left, holding eagle looking, right; at her feet, river god swimming, left, looking back
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 29 mm
Axis 9, 12
Reference Castelin 25–6
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

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