RPC VI, 8077 (temporary)


Image of specimen #4


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8077 (temporary)
Province Syria Coele
Region Syria
City Antioch
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Issue Group 2
Obverse design radiate head of Severus Alexander, right
Reverse inscription ΑΝΤΙΟΧΙΑϹ ΜΗΤΡΟΛΩΝΙΑϹ (sic) 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 31 mm
Axis 5, 11, 12
Reference McAlee 840
Specimens 4 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1844,0425.570 BMC 480 = McAlee 840b.1 corr.
2 2     B: F1873
3 3     O
4 4     ✸ CGT coll. = Ares Web Auction 7, 21 Feb. 2020, lot 353