RPC VI, 8079 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8079 (temporary)
Province Syria Coele
Region Syria
City Antioch
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Issue Group 2
Obverse inscription [ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ ΜΑΡ ΑΥΡ ϹΕ?] ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟϹ Ϲ
Obverse design laureate bust of Severus Alexander, right, wearing decorated cuirass, seen from front
Reverse inscription ΑΝΤΙΟΧΕΩΝ ΜΗΤΡΟ ΚΟ [Δ Ε S 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; 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
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: L1906