RPC VI, 8529 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8529 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Sidon
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Caesar)
Obverse inscription M AVR ALEXANDRVS CAES
Obverse design bare-headed and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription COL AVR PIA METRO SID
Reverse design Demeter(?) seated, left, wearing veil, holding torch and ears of corn
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 1, 12
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: L1906
2 2     NY: 1944.100.72486