RPC VI, 8223 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8223 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Botrys
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Caesar)
Issue ΒΝС = 252
Dating 221/222
Obverse inscription Μ ΑΥΡ ΑΛƐΞΑΝΔΡΟϹ ΚΑΙϹΑΡ
Obverse design bare-headed and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΒΟΤΡΥΗΝⲰΝ ΒΝϹ
Reverse design front view of temple with six columns with arcuated lintel in the middle, within which Astarte standing, facing, wearing kalathos, holding long sceptre and four globes; in the exergue, central stairway
Metal Æ
Average diameter 24 mm
Average weight 8.86 g
Axis 6, 7, 12
Reference Sawaya, Botrys 24–8
Specimens 8

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L: 1908,0110.1159 BMC 2 = Sawaya, Botrys 27
2     P: Y28467 Sawaya, Botrys 28
3     NY: 1944.100.70787 Sawaya, Botrys 25
4     NY: 1944.100.70786 Sawaya, Botrys 26
5     Beirut-BdL: 263 Sawaya, Botrys 24
6     CNG EA 377, 29 June 2016, lot 249
7     Rouvier 627.1
8     Rouvier 627.2