RPC VI, 8530 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8530 (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 METROPO SID
Reverse design Homonoia seated, left, holding double cornucopia and patera; to left, car of Astarte
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 12
Reference Rouvier 1602corr.
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ O
2 2     Rouvier 1602 (described as Dido)