RPC VI, 8081 (temporary)


Image of specimen #4


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8081 (temporary)
Province Syria Coele
Region Syria
City Antioch
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Issue Group 2
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ ΜΑΡΚ ΑΥ ϹΕ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟϹ (Ϲ)
Obverse design laureate and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, right, seen from front
Reverse inscription ΑΝΤΙΟΧΕΩΝ ΜΗΤΡΟ ΚΟΛ 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; 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, 12
Reference McAlee 837–A
Specimens 5 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L BMC 474 = McAlee 837.1
2 2     P: AA.GR.15366
3 3     NY: 1947.97.535 McAlee 837.2
4 4     ✸ CNG 91, 19 Sept. 2012, lot 619
5 5     McAlee 837A = Glenn W. Woods-Store, July 2004