RPC VI, 8076 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8076 (temporary)
Province Syria Coele
Region Syria
City Antioch
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Issue Group 2
Obverse design radiate and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΑΝΤΙΟΧΕΩΝ ΜΗΤΡΟ ΚΟΛ(ΩΝΙΑϹ) 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 33 mm
Axis 6
Reference McAlee 842, Waage 645 and var.
Specimens 8 (4 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: 1898,0503.86
2 2     P: 704 McAlee 842b.3
3 3     NY McAlee 842a.1
4 4     NY McAlee 842b.2
5 5     CGT coll.
6 6     McAlee 842a.2
7 7     McAlee 842b.1 = Waage 645
8 8     McAlee 842b.4