RPC VI, 8531 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume VI
Number 8531 (temporary)
Province Syria Phoenice
Region Phoenicia
City Sidon
Reign Elagabalus
Person (obv.) Severus Alexander (Caesar)
Obverse inscription M AVR ALEXANDRVS (sic) CAES
Obverse design bare-headed and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription COL AVR PIA METRO SID ΑΡΓΟΝΑΥΤ
Reverse design the ship Argo sailing, l., with eight rowers and helmsman, the Dioscuri seating between them with a star on their caps; on stern, decorated aplustre; above, car of Astarte
Metal Æ
Average diameter 26 mm
Average weight 11.55 g
Axis 12
Specimens 1

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L: 1872,0709.341 BMC 309