RPC VI, 8074 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #5

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8074 (temporary)
Province Syria Coele
Region Syria
City Antioch
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Issue Group 2
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ ΜΑΡ ΑΥ(Ρ) ϹΕ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟϹ Ϲ(Ε)
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΑΝΤΙΟΧΕΩΝ ΜΗΤΡΟ ΚΟΛ(ΩΝ) Δ Ε S H C
Reverse design Tyche of the City seated on rock, left, holding corn ears, looking back; at her feet, river god Orontes swimming, left; to left, Tyche standing facing, head right, holding rudder and cornucopia; above, sometimes crescent; to right, the Emperor standing, left, holding parazonium and crowning the Tyche of the City
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 34 mm
Axis 11, 12
Reference McAlee 834, Waage 653
Specimens 9 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L BMC 476
2 2     P McAlee 834b.3
3 3     NY McAlee 834b.2
4 4     Bern: N/82.2013 SNG 2013 = McAlee 834b.1
5 5     ✸ CNG EA 237, 21 July 2010, lot 176
6 6     McAlee 834a = Waage 653
7 7     McAlee 834b.4
8 8     Volpato coll., Ex Savoca Coins 163
9 9     Nomos obolos 31, 21 Apr. 2024, lot 512