RPC VI, 8294 (temporary)

 

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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 ΑΛƐΞΑΝΔΡΟϹ
Obverse design bare head of Severus Alexander, r.
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 l., standing facing, raising hand, and Selene on the r., standing facing, holding long torch
Metal Æ
Average diameter 23 mm
Average weight 9.10 g
Axis 6, 12
Reference Rouvier 1773corr.
Specimens 11

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     V: GR 22268
2     M&M GmbH 20, 10 Oct. 2006, lot 875
3     NY: 1944.100.72656
4     P: B1978 Rouvier 1773
5     Lindgren I, 2358
6     ✸ O
7     M&M GmbH 20, 10 Oct. 2006, lot 876
8     NY: 1944.100.72655
9     L: 1900,0707.269 BMC 138
10     CGT coll.
11     Savoca 140 Blue, 13 Aug. 2022, lot 873