RPC VI, 8294 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #6

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8294 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Tripolis
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Caesar)
Issue ΓΛΦ = 533
Dating 221/222
Obverse inscription ΑΥ(Ρ) ΚΑΙϹΑΡ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟϹ
Obverse design bare head of Severus Alexander, right
Reverse inscription ΤΡΙΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ ΓΛΦ
Reverse design front view of temple with four columns of Zeus Hagios with facing bust of Astarte(?) in the pediment, within which lighted altar in the middle, approached by steps, Helios on the left, standing facing, raising hand, and Selene on the right, standing facing, holding long torch
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 23 mm
Axis 1, 6, 12
Reference Rouvier 1773corr.
Specimens 11 (6 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     V: GR 22268
2 2     M&M GmbH 20, 10 Oct. 2006, lot 875
3 3     NY: 1944.100.72656
4 4     P: B1978 Rouvier 1773
5 5     Lindgren I, 2358
6 6     ✸ O
7 7     M&M GmbH 20, 10 Oct. 2006, lot 876
8 8     NY: 1944.100.72655
9 9     L: G.5147 BMC 138
10 10     CGT coll.
11 11     Savoca 140 Blue, 13 Aug. 2022, lot 873