RPC VI, 8090 (temporary)


Image of specimen #6


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8090 (temporary)
Province Syria Coele
Region Syria
City Antioch
Reign Severus Alexander
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Issue Group 2
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙ Μ ΑΥ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟϹ ϹΕ
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΑΝΤΙΟΧΕΩΝ ΜΗ ΚΟ 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; above, ram leaping, left, looking back; to left, sometimes, star
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 11, 12
Reference McAlee 850
Specimens 9 (8 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: AA.GR.26576
2 2     P: 698 McAlee 850a.2(?)
3 3     P: 699 McAlee 850b.3(?)
4 4     B: F1873
5 5     B: I-B1900
6 6     ✸ B: L1906
7 7     O
8 8     O
9 9     Lindgren III, A1169b