RPC VI, 8089 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8089 (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 ϹΕ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡ
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΑΝΤΙΟΧΕΩΝ Μ Κ(Ο) Δ Ε S C
Reverse design Tyche of the City seated on rock, left, holding corn ears; at her feet, river god Orontes swimming, left, looking back; to left, crescent or star
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 12
Reference McAlee 850corr.
Specimens 6 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: 1840,1215.172 BMC 473 = McAlee 850a.1
2 2     B: 1845/5173
3 3     NY McAlee 850b.2
4 4     McAlee 850a.3
5 5     McAlee 850b.1 = Dura 1705
6 6     McAlee 850b.4